What are the side effects of calcium acetate?

Calcium acetate tablets can cause a variety of side effects.

If you have trouble breathing; swelling in the face, lips, tongue, or neck; or hives, you may be allergic to the medication and should get immediate medical assistance.

Call your doctor right away if you experience other serious side effects such as: unusual fatigue or weakness; difficulty breathing; nausea or vomiting; constipation; confusion or delirium; trouble urinating or low back pain; loss of appetite; irregular heart rate.

Headache and stomach upset are common side effects of calcium acetate tablets. Call your doctor if they become bothersome.


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