NCI Drug Dictionary
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The citrate salt of calcium. An element necessary for normal nerve, muscle, and cardiac function, calcium as the citrate salt helps to maintain calcium balance and prevent bone loss when taken orally. This agent may also be chemopreventive for colon and other cancers. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|US brand name:||Citracal|
|Foreign brand name:||Acicontral|
|Chemical structure:||2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic Acid, Calcium Salt (2:3)|