calcium lactate


calcium lactate
calcium lactate n a white almost tasteless crystalline salt C6H10CaO6·5H2O used chiefly in medicine as a source of calcium and in foods (as in baking powder)

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[USP] a calcium replenisher, administered orally in the treatment and prophylaxis of hypocalcemia and as a nutritional supplement.

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