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Description: calcium content of various supplements: - 8 oz of milk: 250-300 mg (and also contains 100 international units of vitamin D); - 1 gm of calcium is present in 2.5 gm of calcium carbonate; - 1 gm of calcium is present in 5.0 gm of calcium citrate; - 1 gm of calcium is present in 8.0 gm of calcium lactate; - 1 gm of calcium is present in 10.0 gm of calcium gluconate; - phoslo - calcium acetate: 667 MG - calcium acetate anhydrous 667 MG = Calcium 169 M - calcium carbonate: - Os-Cal 250 = 625mg calcium carbonate (each tab contains 250mg of elemental calcium and 125 USP units of Vit D); - Os-Cal 500 = 1250 mg calcium carbonate (each tab contains 500mg of elemental calcium); - Os-Cal Forte = 250mg elemental calcium plus vitamins and minerals; - CaCO3 650mg PO tid/qid is good for slowing diarrhea induced by tube feeding; - for calcium replacment: Adults: 500mg PO qd or 1 tab tid; - cal-bid: calcium supplement w/ Vit C and D added - 625 mmg (= 250 mmg elemental calcium);

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