Calcium Pantothenate is used as a calcium supplement, dietary supplements, burning feet syndrome, greying hair, peripheral neuritis, muscular cramps.
Minerals in bone formation, Specific mineral preparations
Calcium is used to prevent or treat negative calcium balance. It also helps facilitate nerve and muscle performance as well as normal cardiac function. Bone mineral component; cofoactor in enzymatic reactions, essential for neurotransmission, muscle contraction, and many signal transduction pathways.
Dosage & Administration
Slow intravenous or deep intramuscular as required or as directed by physician.
There are no known drug interactions and none well documented.
Contraindicated in patients with hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria.
Mild gastrointestinal disturbances, bradicardia, arrythmia and irritation after IV injection
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category-C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks
Precautions & Warnings
Renal impairment, sarcoidosis, concurrent administration of thiazide diuretics may increase the risk of hypercalcaemia.