Calcium Carbonate

( Generic Cal-Gest Antacid Tums )

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WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC 45131 Columbia Place 3.11 miles away
1 other location
$3.55 View Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC 101 Crosstrail Blvd 4.05 miles away
$3.55 View Free Coupon
WALGREENS 20321 Susan Leslie Drive 1.01 miles away
5 other locations
$4.15 View Free Coupon
WALGREENS 42820 Creek View Plz 2.50 miles away
$4.15 View Free Coupon
WALGREENS 43250 Southern Walk Plaza 2.95 miles away
$4.15 View Free Coupon
WALGREENS 526 Fort Evans Rd 5.23 miles away
$4.15 View Free Coupon
WALGREENS 424 Sycolin Rd Se 5.36 miles away
$4.15 View Free Coupon
WALGREENS 46965 Cedar Lake Plaza 5.61 miles away
$4.15 View Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY 30 Pidgeon Hill Dr 3.39 miles away
1 other location
$5.01 View Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY 22350 S Sterling Blvd 4.74 miles away
$5.01 View Free Coupon
COSTCO 21398 Price Cascades Plz, 4.12 miles away
1 other location
$9.05 View Free Coupon
COSTCO 1300 Edwards Ferry Rd Ne, 5.82 miles away
$9.05 View Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY 45415 Dulles Crossing Plaza 2.82 miles away
1 other location
$9.96 View Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY 19360 Compass Creek Parkway 5.33 miles away
$9.96 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd 1.34 miles away
9 other locations
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 44835 Russell Branch Pkwy 1.35 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 43930 Farmwell Hunt Plz Unit 140 1.46 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 19305 Ruby Drive 2.90 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 45130 Columbia Pl 3.04 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 110 Edds Lane 3.34 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 46201 Potomac Run Plz 4.13 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 401 Sterling Park Shop Mall 4.80 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 616 E Market St 5.97 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 1200 Edwards Ferry Rd 5.99 miles away
$10.13 View Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza 1.17 miles away
5 other locations
$10.88 View Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42780 Creek View Plaza 2.55 miles away
$10.88 View Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 19350 Winmeade Dr 2.80 miles away
$10.88 View Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 43300 Southern Walk Plaza 2.89 miles away
$10.88 View Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 21399 Epicerie Plaza 4.40 miles away
$10.88 View Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42415 Ryan Road 5.16 miles away
$10.88 View Free Coupon
Calcium Carbonate

Drug Info for calcium carbonate

Calcium carbonate is a dietary supplement used when the amount of calcium taken in the diet is not enough. Calcium is needed by the body for healthy bones, muscles, nervous system, and heart. Calcium carbonate also is used as an antacid to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, and upset stomach. It is available with or without a prescription. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

  • Advacal
  • Alcalak
  • Alka-Mints
  • Alka-Seltzer Heartburn Relief
  • Alka-Seltzer Heartburn ReliefChews
  • Antacid
  • Ban-acid
  • Cal-C-Caps
  • Cal-Cee
  • Calcium Antacid
  • Calcium Antacid Extra Strength
  • Cal-G
  • Cal-Lac
  • Cal-Gest
  • Cal-Mint
  • Tablet
  • Chewable Tablet
  • Liquid
  • Wafer
  • Liquid Filled Capsule
  • Capsule
  • Granule
  • Powder

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription. Ask your pharmacist or health caregiver if you are not sure how much calcium you should take in one day.

Most calcium supplements should be taken with food. Drink a full glass of water (8 ounces) with each dose, unless you are on kidney dialysis. If you are using this medicine as a phosphate binder for kidney dialysis, do not drink extra water with each dose.

Oral routeCarefully follow your doctor's instructions about any special diet.

If you need to take more than one dose each a day, take each dose at evenly spaced times, unless your doctor has told you otherwise.

Do not crush, break, or chew the tablet or capsule unless the label says it is chewable. Swallow the regular tablet or capsule whole.

If you are using the chewable tablet or wafer, chew it completely before you swallow.

Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup. You might need to shake the medicine just before using it.

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to calcium.

If you are using a large amount of calcium or using it for a long time, your doctor might need to check your blood on a regular basis. Be sure to keep all appointments.

Some health problems can affect how much calcium you should take. Tell your doctor if you have stomach or digestion problems, such as on-going diarrhea, not absorbing nutrients properly, or not having enough acid in your stomach.

You should not use certain brands of this medicine if you have kidney disease or are on dialysis, because they may harm your kidneys. Ask your caregiver what brands are best for you.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you are allergic to shellfish. Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease or have ever had kidney stones. Make sure your doctor knows if you have had problems with too much calcium (hypercalcemia) or too little calcium in your blood (hypocalcemia). Some health problems that can cause hypercalcemia are sarcoidosis or problems with your parathyroid gland.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using other supplements or medicines that contain calcium. Tell your doctor if you are also using gallium nitrate (Ganite®), cellulose sodium phosphate (Calcibind®), or etidronate (Didronel®).

Calcium can change the way other medicines work if you take them at the same time. If you need to use other medicines, take them at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take your calcium supplement. This is particularly important if you are also using phenytoin (Dilantin®) or a tetracycline antibiotic to treat an infection (such as doxycycline, minocycline, Vibramycin®).

Do not take your calcium supplement with a high-fiber meal (such as bran, whole-grain cereal or bread, fresh fruits). Do not smoke cigarettes or cigars. Do not drink large amounts of alcohol or caffeine (for example, more than about 8 cups of coffee).

If you are using a large amount of calcium or using it for a long time, your doctor might need to check your blood on a regular basis. Be sure to keep all appointments.

  • Headache that will not go away, dry mouth, loss of appetite, severe constipation.
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Mild constipation, gas.
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