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Calcium Supplement


Supplies your body with calcium if you need more than you get in your diet. Also helps prevent osteoporosis (weak or brittle bones). This medicine is a mineral that your body needs to work properly.

Brand Names

Caltrate 600
Tums E-X
Phos Lo
Actonel with Calcium
Calcio Del Mar
OS-Cal 500
Family Pharmacy Oyster Shell Calcium
Oyster Shell Calcium
Family Pharmacy Calcium 500

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to calcium.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Headache that will not go away, dry mouth, loss of appetite, severe constipation.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Mild constipation, gas.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.