Medication Description: Calcium Lactate (Calcii lactas)
CALCIUM LACTATE (Calcii lactas).
Calcium is lactic.
Synonym: Calcium lacticum.
White fine powder almost odorless. Slowly dissolve in cold water (1:20), lightly in hot water. Contains 13% calcium.
Calcium lactate is used internally in the same cases as calcium chloride and gluconate.
Compared with chloride, calcium lactate is better tolerated, as it does not irritate the mucous membrane. Compared with calcium gluconate, more effective when administered orally, as it contains a higher percentage of calcium.
Calcium lactate is ingested 0.5 to 1, 0 g per reception in powders, tablets or in 5 to 10% aqueous solution (dissolved in hot water) 2 to 3 times a day.
Form release: tablets of 0.5 g in a package of 10 pieces.
Storage: in a well-closed container.