Calcium Gluconate

Mechanism of Action: Bone mineral component; cofoactor in enzymatic reactions, essential for neurotransmission, muscle contraction, and many signal transduction pathways

Classification; hypocalcaemia

Used:

  • Severe acute hypocalcemia or hypocalcemic tetany
  • Acute severe hyperkalemia
  • Calcium deficiency
  • Mild asymptomatic hypocalcemia

Side effects: arrhythmias, hyperhidrosis, hypotension, vasodilation, vomiting

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