Calcium Glubionate

Calcium glubionate (or glubionate calcium) is a mineral supplement.

Uses : This medication is used to prevent or treat low blood calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets. It may be used to treat conditions caused by low calcium levels such as bone loss (osteoporosis), weak bones (osteomalacia/rickets), decreased activity of the parathyroid gland (hypoparathyroidism), and a certain muscle disease (latent tetany). It may also be used in certain patients to make sure they are getting enough calcium (e.g., women who are pregnant, nursing, or postmenopausal, people taking certain medicationssuch as phenytoin, phenobarbital, or prednisone).

Calcium plays a very important role in the body. It is necessary for normal functioning of nerves, cells, muscle, and bone. If there is not enough calcium in the blood, then the body will take calcium from bones, thereby weakening bones. Having the right amount of calcium is important for building and keeping strong bones…

Side Effects :  Constipation and upset stomach may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, unusual weight loss, mental/mood changes, bone/muscle pain, headache, increased thirst/urination, weakness, unusual tiredness.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash,itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble…

Synonym Calcium Glucono Lactobionate
CAS No. 12569-38-9
Molecular Formula C18H32CaO19, 2H2O
Molecular Weight 628.60
Description Cream to white crystalline or granular powder.
Specifications Arsenic Max. 0.0002%
Assay (Calcium Content) 6% to 7.4%
Chloride Max. 0.05%
Heavy metals Max. 0.002%
Iron Max. 0.004%
Loss on drying Max. 5%
pH (5% w/v) 6 to 8
Sulphate Max. 0.03%
Packing 25 Kg. Bag