AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Calcium Gluconate liquid injections.
Calcium gluconate injection contains calcium gluconate and it is used to treat calcium deficiencies due to certain medical conditions. It is sterile and non-pyrogenic.
For cattle, it is used as an aid in treating uncomplicated milk fever (parturient paresis).
It maintains the nervous, muscular and skeletal systems, cell membranes and capillary permeability.
It is important to note that calcium gluconate injection is for veterinary purposes only, and whilst there are types available for human use, you should only use the kind that has been prescribed by a veterinary doctor or animal care specialist for an animal.
Rapid intravenous injection of calcium salts may cause vasodilation, decreased blood pressure, bardycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, syncope and cardiac arrest.
It may act as an irritant to the skin, eye or respiratory systems. Subcutaneous masses, erythema, bullae, granulomata, and skin sloughing may develop at sites of subcutaneous injection.
Too rapid parenteral dosage forms can cause the following: dizziness, heat or warmth sensation; nausea or vomiting; skin redness, rash, pain, or burning or injection site, sweating, tingling sensation. Extravasation may occur especially when it precedes sloughing or necrosis of skin.
Oral dosage form may result to Hypercalcemic syndrome, which is accompanied by nausea and vomiting, difficult or painful urination.
Early symptoms of hypercalcemia: constipation, severe; dryness of mouth; headache, increased thirst, irritability, loss of appetite; mental depression; metallic taste; unusual tiredness or weakness.
Late symptoms of hypercalcemia: confusion, drowsiness, high blood pressure, increased sensitivity of eyes or skin to light, especially in hemodialysis patients, irregular, fast, or slow heartbeat, nausea and vomiting, unusually large amount of urine or increased frequency of urination.
For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult a veterinary physician.
If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please seek veterinary medical treatment immediately.