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Calcium: Oral suspension

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What is this medicine?

CALCIUM CARBONATE (KAL see um KAR bon ate) is a calcium salt. It is used as an antacid to relieve the symptoms of indigestion and heartburn. It is also used to prevent osteoporosis, as a calcium supplement, and to treat high phosphate levels in patients with kidney disease.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Calcium: Oral suspension
Usage by Gender
52.55%
47.45%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
66.33%
12.76%
8.67%
12.24%
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