Which medication effects may cause hypocalcemia?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Manish Suneja, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Other medication effects that may lead to hypocalcemia are as follows:

  • Calcitonin and bisphosphonates cause chelation and end-organ inhibition

  • Ethylene glycol complexes with calcium

  • Estrogen inhibits bone resorption

  • Aluminum and alcohol suppress PTH


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