hypocalcemia
HYPOCALCEMIA
Hypocalcemia is the occurs when serum calcium concentration is below the lower limit of normal range.
Acute hypocalcemia has neuromuscular tetany as hallmark symptom. Patients have rapid decrease in serum calcium and present with symptomatic hypocalcemia.
It is an emergency condition and requires immediate attention. Ca (IV) should be administered until signs and symptoms abate or until serum Ca levels rise.
Chronic hypocalcemia has asymptomatic mild hypocalcemia. Treatment is necessary to avoid long term complications. Oral Ca may be administered.
Drug Information

Indication: Treatment & prevention of vit D deficiency. Adjunctive treatment for osteoporosis. Reduces risk of falling...

Indication: Correction of combined vit D & Ca deficiency in the elderly. Adjunct to treatment of osteoporosis in patie...

Indication: Prevention & treatment of Ca deficiency.

Calcium with Vitamin D Plus YSP
calcium carbonate + vitamin D

Indication: Dietary supplement.

Calcium with Vitamin D YSP
calcium + vitamin D3

Indication: Prevention of Ca deficiency.

Cebion Vitamin C + Calcium Effervescent Tablet
ascorbic acid + calcium carbonate

Indication: Health supplement.

Proscal
calcium + magnesium + phosphorus + vitamin D3

Indication: Nutritional supplement as a source of Ca for healthy bones.

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