Calcium Carbonate

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Tablet

Generic Name: Calcium Carbonate

Therapeutic Class: Specific mineral preparations

Indication: Calcium carbonate is a salt, which after taking provides calcium in the body. This is used for the treatment or prevention of calcium depletion in patients in whom dietary measures are inadequate.

Dosage & Administration: Calciton 500 mg tablet: Calcium Carbonate is always used orally and when used as an antacid the recommended doses for adults are equivalent to 540-2000 mg Calcium Carbonate per day, doses for children being half of those for adults.

Preparation: 3x10 Tablet