Calcibind

Active Ingredient(s): Cellulose Sodium Phosphate
FDA Approved: * December 28, 1982
Pharm Company: * MISSION PHARMA
Category: Hypercalcaemia

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Calcibind Overview

Sodium cellulose phosphate is a drug used to treat hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria. It has been used to prevent kidney stones.[1][2] This compound is an ion-exchange resin that can not be absorbed by the body. However, it can be used to restore the normal intestinal calcium absorption. When it is taken orally, it binds strongly to calcium and inhibits its absorption into the blood. From there, inhibition is caused due to the lower intraluminal calcium levels, ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_cellulose_phosphate

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cellulose Sodium Phosphate
  • Powder: 2.5g, 2.5gm/packet, 300gm/bot
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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