calcium acetate

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calcium acetate

[′kal·sē·əm ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
Ca(C2H3O2)2 A compound that crystallizes as colorless needles that are soluble in water; formerly used as an important source of acetone and acetic acid; now used as a mordant and as a stabilizer of plastics.
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TABLE 2 An at-a-glance review of phosphate binders (16,17) Formulations Common adverse Medication available effects Notes Calcium Capsule, Hypercalcemia 25% elemental acetate tablet, oral calcium (PhosLo, solution Eliphos, Phoslyra, Calphron) Calcium Chewable or Hypercalcemia 40% elemental carbonate non-chewable calcium (Turns, tablets others) Ferric Tablet Diarrhea, nausea, Increases serum citrate constipation, iron (Auryxia) dark-colored stool Lanthanum Chewable Nausea, vomiting, Less than .