Drugs that Deplete: Calcium


Aluminum, Calcium, and Magnesium-Containing Preparations
  • Aluminum Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Hydroxide

Anti-inflammatory Medications

Inhalant, Systemic, and Topical Corticosteroids
  • Beclomethasone
  • Budesonide
  • Dexamethasone
  • Fluticasone
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Methylprednisolone
  • Mometasone Furoate
  • Prednisone
  • Triamcinolone

Antibiotic Medications

  • Gentamicin
  • Neomycin
  • Tobramycin
Antituberculosis Agents
  • Isoniazid

Anticonvulsant Medications

  • Phenobarbital
Hydantoin Derivatives
  • Phenytoin


Loop Diuretics
  • Bumetanide
  • Ethacrynic Acid
  • Furosemide
  • Torsemide
Potassium-Sparing Diuretics
  • Amiloride
  • Hydrochlorothiazide and Triamterene
  • Spironolactone
  • Triamterene

Osteoporosis Medications

Bisphosphonate Derivatives
  • Alendronate

Ulcer Medications

Histamine H2 Antagonists
  • Cimetidine
  • Famotidine
  • Nizatidine
  • Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate
  • Ranitidine Hydrochloride

Version Info

  • Last reviewed on 11/9/2005

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