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PhosLo 667 mg capsule
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Calcium Acetate volume of distribution
What is Calcium Acetate
The chemical compound calcium acetate is the calcium salt of acetic acid. An older name is acetate of lime. The anhydrous form is very hygroscopic, therefore the monohydrate is the common form. (Wikipedia)
Calcium Acetate mechanism of action
Calcium acetate and other calcium salts are phosphate binders. They work by binding with the phosphate in the food you eat, so that it is eliminated from the body without being absorbed.
Dosage forms of Calcium Acetate
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Aluminum Acetate Astringent
Acetate OF lime
Brown acetate of lime
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Indication of Calcium Acetate
Calcium acetate is one of a number of calcium salts used to treat hyperphosphatemia (too much phosphate in the blood) in patients with kidney disease.
Toxicity of Calcium Acetate
Oral, rat: LD sub 50 /sub = 4280 mg/kg. Symptoms of overdose include mild hypercalcemia (constipation; loss of appetite; nausea and vomiting), and severe hypercalcemia (confusion; full or partial loss of consciousness; incoherent speech).
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