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Calcium Acetate

Calcium Acetate
Calcium is a mineral that is needed for many functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Calcium can also bind to other minerals such as phosphate, and aid in their removal from the body. Calcium acetate is used to control phosphate levels to keep them from getting too high in people with kidney failure who are on dialysis. Calcium acetate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Calcium Acetate
DRUG TYPE
Kidney Disease

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You should not use calcium acetate if you have high levels of calcium in your blood.

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