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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

calcium gluconate 
The gluconate salt of calcium. An element or mineral necessary for normal nerve, muscle, and cardiac function, calcium as the gluconate 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)
Synonyms:Calcium D-gluconate
Calglucon
Abbreviation:CALGLUC