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Calcium Citrate (Code C1355)

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Preferred Name: Calcium Citrate

Definition: The citrate salt of calcium. An element necessary for normal nerve, muscle, and cardiac function, calcium as the citrate salt helps to maintain calcium balance and prevent bone loss when taken orally. This agent may also be chemopreventive for colon and other cancers. (NCI04)

Display Name: Calcium Citrate

Label: Calcium Citrate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C1355 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0108101  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic Acid, Calcium Salt (2:3)
Calcium Citrate
Tricalcium Citrate

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 5785-44-4 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 41817
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 41817 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0108101

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Calcium supplement; Hypocalcemia; Osteoporosis; Rickets; Tetany
Chemical_Formula 2C6H5O7.3Ca.4H2O
code C1355
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Calcium_Citrate
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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