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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Each regular Tums and Citracal tablet contains 200 mg elemental calcium; Os-Cal 500 contains 500 mg elemental calcium per tablet.
You recently compared several different brands of calcium-containing bone supplements, but you didn't mention Os-Cal or Citracal.
Eligible brands include: Abbott Laboratories' Ensure and Glucerna; Kimberly-Clark Corp.'s Depend, Poise, Huggies and Cottonelle Fresh Folded Wipes; GlaxoSmithKline PLC's Citrucel and Os-cal; Sage Products Inc.'s Comfort Personal Cleansing; and No-Rinse Laboratories LLC's No-Rinse.
The company's portfolio includes products that can help prevent disease, including Os-Cal for prevention of osteoporosis, along with brands that address acute health conditions, including Tums for acid indigestion, Abreva for cold sores and Citrucel for fiber therapy.
(+2.7%) Market Dollar sales Dollar sales LEADING BRANDS ** share (000) % change Nature's Bounty 9.3% $70,775 +32.3% Nature Made 6.9% 52,796 +4.7% Osteo-Bi-Flex 4.9% 37,311 +3.9% Natrol 2.4% 18,494 +3.5% Nature's Resource 2.1% 15,944 -29.8% Os-Cal 2.1% 15,782 -2.0% Schiff Move Free 1.8% 13,891 -- Cosamin DS 1.3% 10,294 +7.8% Nature's Bounty Q Sorb 1.3% 10,292 +46.9% Viactiv 1.3% 10,271 -17.6% TOTAL UNIT SALES * 136.4 mil.
(+1.9%) Market Dollar sales Dollar sales LEADING BRANDS ** share (000) % change Nature's Bounty 8.7% $65,333 +31.1% Nature Made 6.9% 52,024 +4.2% Osteo-Bi-Flex 4.8% 36,346 +0.8% Natrol 2.4% 18,058 +1.5% Nature's Resource 2.3% 17,352 -29.5% Os-Cal 2.0% 15,347 -5.2% Cosamin DS 1.4% 10,753 +26.7% Viactiv DS 1.4% 10,482 -21.3% Flex-A-Min 1.4% 10,315 -19.2% Citracal Ultradense 1.3% 10,023 -9.0% TOTAL UNIT SALES * 134.9 mil.
(+1.3%) Market Dollar sales Leading brands ** Manufacturer share (000) Nature's Bounty NBTY 7.5% $55,458 Nature Made Pharmavite 6.7% 49,555 Osteo-BI-Flex NBTY 4.7% 34,783 Nature's Resource Pharmavite 2.9% 21,789 Natrol Natrol 2.4% 18,064 Os-Cal GlaxoSmithKline 2.1% 15,849 Sundown NBTY 1.9% 13,891 Viactiv Mead Johnson 1.6% 12,189 Flex-A-Min Arthritis Research Labs 1.6% 12,103 Estrovin Ameriifit 1.4% 10,139 Unit Sales Total * 137.7 mil.