Conditions and symptoms of Calcium Levulinate USP

Calcium is a mineral which is found in bones. It is added and removed from bones by cells. It helps your bodybuilding with strong bones and teeth. If there is a need for calcium in the human body, then to cover the value of calcium, you need calcium supplements. These supplements contain many forms of calcium such as calcium carbonate, calcium citrate, calcium levulinate USP etc.

Calcium Levulinate is the compound of calcium which is used in the treatment of hypocalcemia. It contains 14.8% calcium in it. It is the hydrated calcium salt of the acid named as levulinate acid. It is used in the conditions like cardiac arrest, acute hypocalcemia, hyperkalemia, electrolyte disbalance and other. This is a salt which is used for those purposes which are not listed in the guide of medicine. Below are some conditions and symptoms where calcium levulinate is used.

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Electrolyte disbalance
  • Acute hypocalcemia

So these are some uses of calcium levulinate along with the rest of the supplements that are used to fill the deficiency of calcium in the human body. However, there are few side-effects associated with it. Some of these side effects may be rare but are serious. So go to the hospital and consult your doctor, if you observe any of these side effects which are given below.

  • Hives
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swallowing on the face
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dry mouth

These are some side effects but other than these there are many more side effects which are not listed here. It improves the condition of the patient by maintaining the normal functioning of the body and also beneficial for the formation of the bone.

Before using it, inform your doctor about your

  • List of medicines with the products like vitamins, supplements or herbal etc.
  • allergies
  • pre-existing diseases
  • Current health condition like pregnancy, upcoming surgery etc.

Take this drug as directed by your doctor in the limited amount or follow the instructions which are given inside of the product or printed on it. The dose of the product is based on your condition. If you are using any other drug at the same time then the effect of this drug change and it can increase the risk of more side effects or it may cause the drug to work improperly. There are some drugs and products with which calcium Levulinate USP can interact. These products and drugs are given below:

  • Antacids
  • Digoxin
  • Calcitriol
  • Doxycycline

This drug is not to be used if you have an allergic reaction so be careful while using it.

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