Note: This document contains side effect information about calcium gluconate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Cal-GLU.
Applies to calcium gluconate: oral capsule, oral tablet
Other dosage forms:
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Applies to calcium gluconate: compounding powder, injectable solution, intravenous solution, oral tablet
Frequency not reported: Arrhythmias with concomitant cardiac glycoside use, hypotension, bradycardia, cardiac arrhythmias
Postmarketing reports: Vasodilation, cardiac arrest
Frequency not reported: Tissue necrosis, calcinosis
Postmarketing reports: Local soft tissue inflammation, calcification due to extravasation
Frequency not reported: End-organ damage (due to ceftriaxone-calcium precipitates), aluminum toxicity
Postmarketing reports: Syncope
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Cal-glu