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Shortage of Alliance Calcium Syrup

27 May 2021Alliance Calcium Syrup is out of stock until September 2021. This memo discusses alternative treatment options.

Safety in Lactation: Minerals

5 November 2020Maternal mineral supplements pose no risk to breastfed infants when taken in normal doses, although their use should be unnecessary unless the mother’s nutritional status…

How is acute hypocalcaemia treated in adults?

21 May 2014This updated Medicines Q&A offers guidance on the treatment of hypocalcaemia in adults and reflects practice at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

CacitWarner Chilcott UK Ltd

Warner Chilcott UK Ltd
Cacit
Tablets effervescent 12.5mmol Ca++
R1 · Red 1Stability data indicates that the drug is not suitable for CAs.
Unsuitable
Effervescent tablets; hygroscopic - store in original container.
29 March 2015

CalcichewShire Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Shire Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Calcichew
Tablets chewable 12.5mmol Ca++
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from moisture
Keep container tightly closed to protect from moisture.
29 March 2015

Calcium 500Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Calcium 500
Tablets f/c 12.5mmol Ca++
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Protect from moisture
Protect from moisture.
29 March 2015

Calcichew ForteShire Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Shire Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Calcichew Forte
Tablets chewable 25mmol Ca++
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from moisture
Keep container tightly closed to protect from moisture.
29 March 2015

AdcalProStrakan Pharmaceuticals

ProStrakan Pharmaceuticals
Adcal
Tablets chewable 15mmol Ca++
R1 · Red 1Stability data indicates that the drug is not suitable for CAs.
Unsuitable
Chewable tablets, manufacturer states not suitable for MCA, keep in original packaging.
29 March 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Oral / Parenteral calcium carbonate, calcium chloride, calcium gluconate, calcium lactate for calcium deficiency

Oral / Parenteral
calcium carbonate, calcium chloride, calcium gluconate, calcium lactate for calcium deficiency
Yes
3 August 2020