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calcium gluconate (cont.)

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking calcium gluconate ()?

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take this medicine if you have:

Talk to your doctor before taking calcium gluconate if you are pregnant. Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy.

Talk to your doctor before taking calcium gluconate if you are breast-feeding a baby. Your dose needs may be different while you are nursing.

How should I take calcium gluconate ()?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Calcium gluconate works best if you take it with food.

Take calcium gluconate with a full glass of water.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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