Calcium Acetate

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Calcium is a mineral that is required for many functions of the body, especially bone development and upkeep. Calcium acetate is used to regulate phosphate levels to keep them from getting too high in people with kidney failure who are on dialysis. You must not use calcium acetate if you have high levels of calcium in your blood. You ought to not use calcium acetate if you are allergic to it, or if you have high degrees of calcium in your blood. It is not known whether calcium acetate will damage unborn baby, however having kidney failure or developing hypercalcemia while pregnant might cause complications in the mother and the child. The benefit of making use of calcium acetate while pregnant may exceed any dangers. If you are breastfeeding, inform your medical professional. You may need to keep a food journal to measure just how much calcium you are entering your diet regimen. Even if you have no symptoms, tests can help your medical professional determine if calcium acetate works.

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