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9.5 Minerals

 9.5.1 Calcium and Magnesium 

     

 9.5.1.1 Calcium Supplements 

 1st    CALCICHEW 
 1st    ADCAL
 1st    SANDOCAL (effervescent tablets) 
 2nd    CALCIUM SANDOZ
     Sandocal should be prescribed if the patient cannot tolerate chewable tablets. Consider cost when prescribing 
     

 9.5.1.2 Hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria

 NICE TA117 - Hyperparathyroidism January 2007
     CINACALCET
     

 9.5.1.3 Magnesium

     MAGNESIUM ASPARTATE 10mmol sachets (Yellow) unlicensed
     MAGNESIUM SULPHATE IV
     

 9.5.2 Phosphorus

     

 9.5.2.1 Phosphate supplements

     PHOSPHATE-SANDOZ
     

 9.5.2.2 Phosphate binding agents

     SEVELAMER (Renegel)
     

 9.5.4 Zinc

     ZINC SULPHATE (Solvazinc)
     

 9.5.5 Selenium

     SODIUM SELENITE (Selenase)

 

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