Difference between revisions of "Calcium gluconate"

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==General==
 
==General==
 
*Type:  
 
*Type:  
*Dosage Forms:
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*Dosage Forms: IV/PO
*Common Trade Names:  
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*Common Trade Names: [[Calcium Gluconate]]
  
 
==Adult Dosing==
 
==Adult Dosing==
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*Calcium Supplementation
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**19-50 years old: 1000 mg/day PO (divided q8-12hr)
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**>50 years old: 1200 mg/day PO (divided q8-12hr)
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**Pregnant or breastfeeding patient: 1000 mg/day PO (divided q8-12hr)
  
 
==Pediatric Dosing==
 
==Pediatric Dosing==
  
 
==Special Populations==
 
==Special Populations==
*[[Drug Ratings in Pregnancy|Pregnancy Rating]]:
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*[[Drug Ratings in Pregnancy|Pregnancy Rating]]: [[Class C]]
*[[Lactation risk categories|Lactation risk]]:
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*[[Lactation risk categories|Lactation risk]]: Use with caution
 
*Renal Dosing
 
*Renal Dosing
 
**Adult
 
**Adult
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*Half-life:  
 
*Half-life:  
 
*Metabolism:  
 
*Metabolism:  
*Excretion:  
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**Absorption requires Vitamin D
*Mechanism of Action:
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**~45% protein bound (primarily to albumin)
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*Excretion: Feces (80%), Urine (20%)
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*Mechanism of Action: Bone mineral component; cofactor in enzymatic reactions, essential for neurotrasmission, muscle contraction, and many signal transduction pathways.
  
 
==Comments==
 
==Comments==

Revision as of 04:13, 31 July 2015

General

Adult Dosing

  • Calcium Supplementation
    • 19-50 years old: 1000 mg/day PO (divided q8-12hr)
    • >50 years old: 1200 mg/day PO (divided q8-12hr)
    • Pregnant or breastfeeding patient: 1000 mg/day PO (divided q8-12hr)

Pediatric Dosing

Special Populations

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
    • Absorption requires Vitamin D
    • ~45% protein bound (primarily to albumin)
  • Excretion: Feces (80%), Urine (20%)
  • Mechanism of Action: Bone mineral component; cofactor in enzymatic reactions, essential for neurotrasmission, muscle contraction, and many signal transduction pathways.

Comments

See Also

References