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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Caltrate, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Caltrate side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Caltrate.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Caltrate side effects are:
Constipation (46 reports)
Stomach Cramps (34 reports)
Headache (25 reports)
I Am Experiencing Muscle Aching At Night After Tak (22 reports)
Stomach Cramps And Headache (11 reports)
Constipation? (10 reports)
Iching (10 reports)
Nausea (8 reports)
Bonygrowth Gums (3 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Caltrate side effects . You can also compare Caltrate side effects or view FDA reports.

Caltrate Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Caltrate reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Caltrate on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Bile Duct Obstruction, Cataract, Periarthritis, Flank Pain, Uterine Cancer, Myalgia, Dizziness, Arthralgia, Head Discomfort
on Jan 24, 2012 Female from CANADA , 60 years of age, was treated with Caltrate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: bile duct obstruction, cataract, periarthritis, flank pain, uterine cancer, myalgia, dizziness, arthralgia, head discomfort. Caltrate dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Asthenia, Feeling Abnormal, Dizziness, Coordination Abnormal, Fatigue
Patient was taking Caltrate (calcium Carbonate). Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: asthenia, feeling abnormal, dizziness, coordination abnormal, fatigue on Nov 08, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 59 years of age, weighting 127.0 lb, . Caltrate (calcium Carbonate) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ditropan
  • Tylenol Pm, Extra Strength (diphenhydramine, Paracetamol)
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd, Oral)


Injection Site Swelling
Adverse event was reported on Apr 07, 2011 by a Female taking Caltrate With Iron (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 33 years of age, After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: injection site swelling.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Back Pain, Arthralgia
on Jan 19, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, was treated with Caltrate D. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: back pain, arthralgia. Caltrate D dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Folic Acid
  • Methotrexate (Pills)
  • Plaquenil
  • Xanax
  • Lidoderm (Patch)
  • Klor-con
  • Nexium
  • Maxzide (75 Mg/50 Mg)



Cough, Cyst, Nasopharyngitis
on Jan 12, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 184.2 lb, was treated with Caltrate 600 Plus D. Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: cough, cyst, nasopharyngitis. Caltrate 600 Plus D dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Simvastatin
  • Phenergan
  • Alprazolam
  • Venlafaxine
  • Vitamin D2
  • Esomeprazole Sodium
  • Humira
  • Trazodone Hcl


Uterine Cancer, Periarthritis, Vaginal Haemorrhage, Arthralgia, Joint Stiffness, Cataract
Patient was taking Caltrate. After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: uterine cancer, periarthritis, vaginal haemorrhage, arthralgia, joint stiffness, cataract on Jan 23, 2012 from CANADA Additional patient health information: Female , 60 years of age, . Caltrate dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Anaemia
Adverse event was reported on Aug 19, 2011 by a Male taking Caltrate (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 31 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: anaemia.
Associated medications used:

Rash, Nail Disorder, Muscle Spasms
on Dec 14, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 87 years of age, weighting 117.0 lb, was treated with Caltrate +d. Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: rash, nail disorder, muscle spasms. Caltrate +d dosage: Unk Mg, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Diovan (Unk)
  • Pantoprazole (Unk Mg, Unk)
  • Pravastatin (Unk)
  • Plavix (Unk)
  • Prolia (Unk)
  • Lovaza (Unk)
  • Synthroid (Unk)


Arthralgia, Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Spinal X-ray Abnormal, Pain In Extremity
on Oct 07, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 87 years of age, was treated with Caltrate Plus. After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: arthralgia, arthritis, musculoskeletal stiffness, spinal x-ray abnormal, pain in extremity. Caltrate Plus dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Delacor (Unk)
  • Prolia (60 Mg, Unk)
  • Toprol-xl (Unk)
  • Simvastatin (Unk)
  • Vitamin D (Unk)


Osteoporosis
Patient was taking Caltrate + D. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: osteoporosis on Jan 10, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 80 years of age, . Caltrate + D dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Abdominal Discomfort, Tooth Disorder, Dizziness, Malaise, Headache
Adverse event was reported on Aug 30, 2011 by a Female taking Caltrate + D (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 83 years of age, weighting 189.0 lb, Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: abdominal discomfort, tooth disorder, dizziness, malaise, headache.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Leukocytosis
on Jan 03, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 34 years of age, was treated with Caltrate /00751519/. After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: leukocytosis. Caltrate /00751519/ dosage: 600 Mg, Bid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Prednisone Tab (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Speciafoldine (1 Df, Qd)
  • Irbesartan (75 Mg, Qd)
  • Fosamax (70 Mg, Qwk)
  • Uvedose (100000 Iu, Qmo)
  • Sporanox (100 Mg, Bid)
  • Nplate (500 Mug, Qwk)
  • Bactrim (1 Df, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Pain In Extremity, Oedema Peripheral, Injury, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Erythema, Cerebrovascular Accident
on Dec 30, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 48 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Caltrate [calcium Carbonate]. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: pain in extremity, oedema peripheral, injury, deep vein thrombosis, erythema, cerebrovascular accident. Caltrate [calcium Carbonate] dosage: Unk Unk, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Yaz
  • Pantoprazole (Unk)
  • Multi-vitamin (Unk Unk, Qd)
  • Veramyst
  • Symbicort (Unk)
  • Nasonex (Unk)


Headache, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Carotid Artery Occlusion, Presyncope, Circulatory Collapse
Patient was taking Caltrate (calcium Carbonate) (calcium Carbonate). Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: headache, blood pressure fluctuation, carotid artery occlusion, presyncope, circulatory collapse on Dec 12, 2011 from IRELAND Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, . Caltrate (calcium Carbonate) (calcium Carbonate) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil (10 Mg, Oral, 10 Mg, Oral)
  • Crestor
  • Nexium (esomeprazole Sodium) (esomeprazole Sodium)
Patient was hospitalized.

Colon Cancer Stage Ii, Surgery
Adverse event was reported on Dec 06, 2011 by a Female taking Caltrate + D (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 141.1 lb, After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: colon cancer stage ii, surgery.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Carvedilol
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Centrum Silver
  • Paroxetine Hcl
  • Simvastatin
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Persecutory Delusion, Weight Decreased, Hallucination, Auditory
on Nov 16, 2011 Female from FRANCE , 68 years of age, was treated with Caltrate Vitamine D3 (colecalciferol, Calcium Carbonate). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: persecutory delusion, weight decreased, hallucination, auditory. Caltrate Vitamine D3 (colecalciferol, Calcium Carbonate) dosage: (1 In 1 D).
Associated medications used:
  • Lederfoline (calcium Folinate) (20 Mg/week (5 Mg, 1 In 1 Wk))
  • Actonel ((75 Mg, 2 In 1 M))
  • Enbrel (50 Mg/week (1 In 1 Wk))
  • Prednisone
  • Methotrexate (20 Mg/week (10 Mg/ml, 1 In 1 Wk))
  • Celebrex (200 Mg (200 Mg, 1 In 1 D))
  • Lansoprazole ((15 Mg, As Required))
Patient was hospitalized.

Wound Infection Staphylococcal
on Nov 22, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, weighting 229.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Caltrate +d. Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: wound infection staphylococcal. Caltrate +d dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cimzia (400 Mg)
  • Multi-vitamin
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Prednisone
  • Calcium Plus D
  • Prevacid


Pneumonia, Confusional State, Acute Sinusitis
Patient was taking Caltrate With Vitamin D (calcium Carbonate, Colecalciferol). After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: pneumonia, confusional state, acute sinusitis on Oct 28, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 80 years of age, weighting 222.0 lb, . Caltrate With Vitamin D (calcium Carbonate, Colecalciferol) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Glucophage
  • Micronase
  • Lanoxin
  • Coumadin
  • Provenge
  • Dyazide
  • Ternormin (atenolol)
  • Trelstar (triptorelin Embonate)
Patient was hospitalized.

Nasopharyngitis, Confusional State, Blood Potassium Decreased, Blood Calcium Increased
Adverse event was reported on Nov 06, 2011 by a Female taking Caltrate /00944201/ (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CANADA , 60 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: nasopharyngitis, confusional state, blood potassium decreased, blood calcium increased.
Associated medications used:
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Aspirin (81 Mg, Unk)
  • Calcium
Patient was hospitalized.

Pruritus, Swollen Tongue, Dyspnoea, Urticaria, Oedema Mouth
on Oct 28, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 215.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Caltrate Gummy Bites. Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: pruritus, swollen tongue, dyspnoea, urticaria, oedema mouth. Caltrate Gummy Bites dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Alopecia
on Oct 07, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Caltrate 600+d. After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: alopecia. Caltrate 600+d dosage: Unk, 2x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
Patient was taking Caltrate (calcium Carbonate). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: electrocardiogram t wave inversion, electrocardiogram qt prolonged on Sep 21, 2011 from DENMARK Additional patient health information: Female , 72 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, . Caltrate (calcium Carbonate) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Cardizem
  • Diabex (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hyrochloride)
  • Avandia
  • Zantac (ranitidine Hydrochloride) (ranitidine Hyrochloride)
  • Insulin Nos (insulin) (insulin)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide
  • Zocor
Patient was hospitalized.

Back Pain
Adverse event was reported on Aug 24, 2011 by a Female taking Caltrate +vit.d (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 71 years of age, Patient felt the following Caltrate side effects: back pain.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Myocardial Infarction
on Aug 09, 2011 Male from CANADA , weighting 198.0 lb, was treated with Caltrate Plus. After Caltrate was administered, patient encountered several Caltrate side effects: myocardial infarction. Caltrate Plus dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Tamsulosin Hcl
  • Methotrexate
  • Risedronate Sodium
  • Vitamin A
  • Tocilizumab
  • Leflunomide
  • Celebrex
  • Vit D


Fibula Fracture, Tibia Fracture
on Aug 10, 2011 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 78 years of age, was treated with Caltrate Plus. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Caltrate side effects: fibula fracture, tibia fracture. Caltrate Plus dosage: Unk Ukn, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Warfarin Sodium (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Disprin (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Zoledronoc Acid (5 Mg/100 Ml)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (Unk Ukn, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

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