Drug Index



Mechanism :

Restoring a more normal moisture level and providing bulk in the patient's intestinal tract.

Indication :

• Treatment of constipation or diarrhea

Contraindications :

No contraindications.

Dosing :

6-12 years: 625 mg PO 1-4 times/day.

≥12 years: 1250 mg PO 1-4 times/day.

Adverse Effect :

Gastrointestinal fullness.

Interaction :

Bisphosphonate Derivatives: Calcium Salts may decrease the serum concentration of Bisphosphonate Derivatives.
Calcium Channel Blockers: Calcium Salts may diminish the therapeutic effect of Calcium Channel Blockers.
Calcium Acetate: Calcium Salts may enhance the adverse/toxic effect of Calcium Acetate.
Eltrombopag: Calcium Salts may decrease the serum concentration of Eltrombopag.
Phosphate Supplements: Calcium Salts may decrease the absorption of Phosphate Supplements.
Tetracyclines: Calcium Salts may decrease the serum concentration of Tetracyclines.

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