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Calcium: Drug formulations (oral and parenteral)

Jonathan M Zand, PharmD BCPS
Section Editor
Clifford J Rosen, MD
Deputy Editor
Jean E Mulder, MD

Calcium preparations used in dietary supplementation and treatment of calcium deficiency-related conditions are available in several oral and parenteral formulations. Links to the Lexicomp drug information topics are provided below.

For indications for clinical use and additional information on specific agents, refer to the relevant UpToDate clinical topics.


Oral calcium: Lexicomp drug information monographs

Calcium acetate

Calcium acetate: Drug information

Calcium acetate: Pediatric drug information

Calcium acetate: Patient drug information


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