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Hypocalcemia Summary

Description: Reduction of the blood calcium below normal. Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, Chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Hypocalcemias

Networked: 3408 relevant articles (99 outcomes, 226 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hypocalcemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Calcium : 32 outcomes 76 studies in 1159 results : IBA
  2. Vitamin D : 11 outcomes 16 studies in 382 results : FDA 10 Generic
  3. Parathyroid Hormone (Parathormone) : 6 outcomes 36 studies in 551 results : IBA
  4. Calcitriol (Calcijex) : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 137 results : FDA 15 Generic
  5. Magnesium : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 142 results : IBA
  6. pamidronate (APD) : 4 outcomes in 29 results : FDA 16 Generic
  7. Phosphorus : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 97 results : IBA
  8. Potassium : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 32 results : IBA
  9. Sodium : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 23 results : IBA
  10. Calcium Gluconate (CBG) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 46 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hypocalcemia

  1. Hypophosphatemia
  2. Hypokalemia
  3. Hyperphosphatemia
  4. Hypercalcemia (Milk Alkali Syndrome)
  5. Acidosis
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Key Therapies for Hypocalcemia

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  1. Thyroidectomy : 12 outcomes 54 studies in 330 results
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 45 results
  3. Parathyroidectomy : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 137 results
  4. Hemoperfusion : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results
  5. Kidney Transplantation : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
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