CALCIUM ACETATE is a Schedule H drug.
Calcium is a mineral that is needed for many functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Calcium can also bind to other minerals such as phosphate, and aid in their removal from the body.Calcium acetate is a natural mineral that works by holding onto phosphate from the diet so that it can pass out of your body,used to treat elevated blood phosphate levels in end stage kidney failure.


CALCIUM ACETATE can address symptoms like: Mouth Tingling, Mouth Numbness, Joint Pain

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

CALCIUM ACETATE is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


  • You should not use calcium acetate if you have high levels of calcium in your blood.
  • You should not use calcium acetate if you are allergic to it.
  • Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
  • Take this medicine with each meal.
  • You may need to keep a food diary to measure how much calcium you are getting in your diet.
  • You may need frequent medical tests to help your doctor determine how long to treat you with calcium acetate.
  • Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
  • Do not take additional calcium supplements.
  • Avoid using antacids without your doctor’s advice. Use only the specific type of antacid your doctor recommends.
  • Avoid taking an antibiotic such as ciprofloxacin, moxifloxacin, or levofloxacin within 2 hours before or 6 hours after you take calcium acetate.Avoid taking an antibiotic such as doxycycline, minocycline, or tetracycline within 1 hour before you take calcium acetate.
  • Avoid taking levothyroxine within 4 hours before or 4 hours after you take calcium acetate.

Symptoms of Overdosage

CALCIUM ACETATE over-dosage can result in: Loss Of Appetite, Confusion, Nausea, Vomit

Common Side-Effects

CALCIUM ACETATE : Diarrhoea, Itchy Skin, Nausea, Loose Motion, Abdomen Pain, Confusion, Dry Mouth, Head Headache, Vomit, Fatigue (tiredness), Loss Of Appetite

Serious Side-Effects

CALCIUM ACETATE : Delirium, Hypercalcaemia, Slurred Speech, Frequent Urination, Unusual Taste In Mouth, Increased Thirst

Disease Interactions

CALCIUM ACETATE can interfere with: Heart Arrhythmias, Achlorhydria, Malabsorption, Acute Renal Failure, Sarcoidosis

Technical Classification

CALCIUM ACETATE is categorized as:

Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

Common Drugs with CALCIUM ACETATE as Ingredient