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Calcium Gluconate (Code C336)

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Preferred Name: Calcium Gluconate

Definition: The gluconate salt of calcium. An element or mineral necessary for normal nerve, muscle, and cardiac function, calcium as the gluconate 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)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: The mineral calcium, combined with a form of the sugar glucose. It is used to prevent and treat bone loss. It is also being studied in the treatment of bone loss and nerve damage caused by chemotherapy.

Display Name: Calcium Gluconate

Label: Calcium Gluconate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C336 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0006699  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Calcium D-gluconate
Calcium Gluconate
calcium gluconate

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 299-28-5 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 39172
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 39172 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0006699

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Hyperkalemia; Hypocalcemic tetany; Magnesium intoxication
Chemical_Formula 2C6H11O7.Ca
code C336
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Calcium_Gluconate
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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