Active Ingredient(s): Calcium Carbonate
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

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Calcium carbonate is a chemical compound with the formula CaCO3. It is a common substance found in rocks as the minerals calcite and aragonite (most notably as limestone, which is a type of sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcite) and is the main component of eggshells, snail shells, seashells and pearls. Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient in agricultural lime and is created when calcium ions in hard water react with carbonate ions to create limescale. It has medical use as a ca...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Calcium Carbonate
  • Capsule: 900mg
  • Solution: 667mg/5ml, eq 169mg calcium/5ml
  • Suspension: 400mg/5ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1.25g, 1250mg, 1500mg, 1g, 420mg, 500mg, 600mg, 650mg, 750mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 1000mg, 1250mg, 1g, 350mg, 400mg, 420mg, 500mg, 500mg + 200mg, 600mg, 750mg, 750mg + 300mg, 850mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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