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Caltrate[1] is a brand name calcium supplement sold by Haleon.

The brand was originally owned by Pfizer (formerly Wyeth) and GSK and in Japan by Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical.

The Caltrate brand is supplied in many different formulas; calcium carbonate (NOT calcium citrate) is the common ingredient serving as the calcium supplement source.[2] Caltrate contains 600 mg of calcium carbonate as opposed to 200 mg in a typical multivitamin product. Caltrate Plus also contains 800 IU of vitamin D (cholecalciferol), 20 mcg vitamin K1, 50 mg magnesium, 7.5 mg zinc oxide, 1 mg copper, and 1.8 mg of manganese (II) sulfate monohydrate.[3]


  1. ^ Xia, Wei-bo; Zhang, Zhong-lan; Wang, Hong-fu; Meng, Xun-wu; Zhang, Ying; Zhu, Guo-ying; Xing, Xiao-ping; Liu, Jian-li; Wang, Li-hua; Jiang, Yan; Weng, Shi-fang; Xu, Tao; Hu, Ying-ying; Yu, Wei; Tian, Jun-ping (2009). "The efficacy and safety of calcitriol and/or Caltrate D in elderly Chinese women with low bone mass". Acta Pharmacologica Sinica. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. 30 (3): 372–378. doi:10.1038/aps.2009.12. ISSN 1671-4083. PMC 4085656.
  2. ^ Caltrate: Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Archived March 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Caltrate PLUS | Caltrate". Retrieved 2018-08-18.

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