Calcium carbonate

Also known as: E170

Active ingredient description

Calcium carbonate releases, in a pH-dependent manner, calcium ions in the stomach. Calcium carbonate is widely used as antacid and extensively used as a dietary supplement.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Calcium carbonate
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02A Antacids → A02AC Calcium compounds
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Calcium carbonate
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A12 Mineral supplements → A12A Calcium → A12AA Calcium
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Medicines

Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Calcium carbonate is also found within below combination drugs:

ACARA TRIO , ACIDEX , ACRIS COMBI , ACT ETIDROCAL , ACTONEL COMBI , ADCAL-D3 , ADIAVAL , ALENCALCI D3 , ANUAR , ASZORA TRIO CA+D3 , BEROCCA PLUS , BISODOL , BISUISAN , BONENDRO , BONESIL D FLAS , CACIT D3 , CAD , CALCEOS , CALCI-BONE D3 , CALCI-D , CALCIAL D , CALCICHEW D3 , CALCIDURAN VIT. D3 , CALCIFORTE VITAMINE D3 , CALCIGAUROL VITAMINE D3 , CALCIGRAN , CALCILAC , CALCIMAGON-D3 , CALCIMEC D3 , CALCIMED D3 , CALCIPRAT VITAMINE D3 , CALCIUP D3 FORTE , CALDE , CALDEOS , CALDROX D , CALMACIDE , CALODIS , CALPEROS D3 , CALTARTE 600 + D , CALTRATE VITAMINE D3 , CALVIVE , CARBOCAL D , CEBION CALCIO , CIMASCAL D FORTE , D-CURALCIUM , DEMILOS , DENSICAL VITAMINE D3 , DIOVOL PLUS ALUMINUM FREE , DISNAL , DOLOTRAT , EPTAVIT , EVACAL D3 , FIXICAL VITAMINE D3 , GASCOL PEP , GASTROFTAL , GASTROL , GASTROLIV , GATTART , GAVISCON , GELMAX , KALCIPOS-D , KOMBI-KALZ , LUNAFEM , MARGA , MASTICAL D , MAXI-KALZ VIT. D3 , MEGAGEL , MICALDEOS , NATECAL D , NEUTROSES , OPTINATE PLUS CA & D , OROCAL VITAMINE D3 , OSCAL D , OSMILLE D , OSSEANS VITAMINE D3 , OSSOTRAT-D , OSTEODUO , OSTEOFIX , OSTEOPREVIX D , OSTINE , PEPCID DUO , PEPTAC , RELIVERAN , RENNIE , RENNIE DEFLATINE , RIDATE PLUS CA & D , ROWATANAL , STROCAIN , STRUCTOCAL VITAMINE D3 , SUPRICAL D , TACAL D3 , THEICAL-D3 , TRIDEPOS , VERISCAL D

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

H0G9379FGK - CALCIUM CARBONATE

CAS registry number

471-34-1 - Calcium carbonate

SNOMED-CT

387307005 - Calcium carbonate (substance)