Calcium lactate is a salt that contains two lactate anions for each calcium cation (Ca2+). Calcium lactate is used to prevent and to treat calcium deficiencies such osteoporosis, osteomalacia/rickets, hypoparathyroidism, and latent tetany. Calcium lactate is found in daily dietary supplements as a source of calcium. Lactic acid is neutralized with calcium carbonate or calcium hydroxide to commercially prepare calcium lactate.

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