Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate

Heartburn, upset stomach, and indigestion are treated with this medication. Antacids reduce stomach acid. Even if you’ve used it before, check the label’s ingredients. Manufacturers may alter ingredients. Similar-sounding products may contain different ingredients for different uses. The wrong product can hurt you.

How to use Calcium Carbonate Tablet

Use this product orally. Chew chewable medications before swallowing. Shake the liquid bottle before each dose. Follow product packaging instructions. Do not exceed the package’s maximum dose. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Tell your doctor if your condition worsens. Unless instructed by your doctor, do not exceed two weeks of the maximum dose. Get medical help if you suspect a serious illness.

What is calcium carbonate?

Calcium is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance.

Calcium carbonate is used to prevent or to treat a calcium deficiency.

There are many brands and forms of calcium carbonate available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet.

Calcium carbonate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Foods contain calcium. Bone formation and maintenance require calcium.