Calcium Carbonate

Drug CategoryDrugIHD Dosing

Administration Timing Around HD Session

Metabolic Bone Disease Medications Calcium Carbonate Dose based on blood work As a phosphate binder, administer with meals. As supplementation, administer post-HD

Molecular Weight    (Da)

Excreted Unchanged (%)Normal Half-Life (Hours)ESRD Half-Life (Hours)Plasma Protein Binding (%)Volume of Distribution (L/kg)Dialytic Plasma Clearance (ml/min)% Dialyzed
100 N/A N/A N/A 40 99% (in bone), 1% in intra and extracellular fluids N/A N/A


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