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Calcium carbonate

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Introduction

Name

  • Calcium carbonate.

Class of drug

  • Antacid.
  • Mineral.

Description

Chemical name

  • Carbonic acid calcium salt (2:1).

Molecular formula

  • CaCO3.

Physical properties

  • Powder/tablets.

Storage requirements

  • In a dry environment.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
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