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Calcium Acetate

Also known as Calphron and Phoslo

Calcium acetate is a chemical compound which is calcium salt of acetic acid. It has the formula Ca(C2H3O2)2. Its standard name is calcium acetate, while calcium ethanoate is the systematic name. An older name is acetate of lime. The anhydrous form is very hygroscopic; therefore the monohydrate (Ca(CH3COO)2•H2O) is the common form.

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Estimated Total Cost: $103.44 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed calcium acetate to treat kidney failure, chronic ulcer, chronic kidney disease, and peripheral arterial disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take calcium acetate if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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