Calcium supplementation in chronic kidney disease.

  title={Calcium supplementation in chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Sushant Ramdas Taksande and Elaine M. Worcester},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug safety},
  volume={13 9},
INTRODUCTION There is high prevalence of calcium supplementation in the general population and some recent data suggest that this may increase the risk of vascular calcification. Calcium-based binders have been a standard treatment for hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Though as effective as phosphate binders, they provide a… CONTINUE READING