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|Generic Name||Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin D3|
About the drug:
Calcium Carbonate and Vitamin D3 are the main active pharmaceutical ingredients present in Calcal tablets. This combination medicine is commonly used by those people who have a deficiency of Vitamin D, and a low calcium level in blood. These conditions make the bones weak, which leads to several other problems. This drug is used for the correction of the abnormalities of calcium and Vitamin D metabolism.
Uses of the drug:
This combination of drugs is used to prevent or treat the low blood calcium levels in people who are not getting enough calcium from their diets and treats the diseases that is caused due to the loss of calcium level and Vitamin D deficiency. It is usually used in the peoples who are on dialysis. Calcal is sometimes also used to treat or prevent rickets, ossteomalacia, hypophosphatemia, and used in premature babies who are having low level of blood calcium. It may also be used in women, who are pregnant, nursing, or postmenopausal. In these conditions, maintainance and regulation of blood calcium is necessary.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Calcium carbonate and Vitamin D3. Calcal tablets works by increasing the absorption of calcium and phosphorus which are required for strong bones. It works as a dietary supplement to provide enough calcium. Calcium is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Calcium can also bind to other minerals such as phosphate and helps in their removal from the body. This is how Calcium Carbonate is used to prevent and to treat calcium deficiencies.
Calcal tablets is manufactured by Pfizer, India. The drugs are available on our website under various pack sizes. To buy Calcal 250 mg tablets online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Calcal – 250 mg tablets
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Calcium Carbonate and Vitamin D3 or any other ingredient of the medicine
- Have high blood calcium level
- Have high blood Vitamin D level
Tell your doctor if you:
- Are pregnant or planning to get pregnant in the near future
- Are a breastfeeding mother
- Have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
- Have high blood phosphate level
- Have a dehydration problem
- Have a heart problem
- Any blood vessel problem
- Have a kidney stone
- Have any liver problem
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 100 mg tablets to substitute one 200 mg Tablet.
How to take the drug?
The drug is usually recommended to be taken with the food or after the meal. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Calcal, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and rash are the common side effects of Calcal. If any of these effects continue for a longer time or worsen, contact your doctor immediately.
Calcalmay rarely cause serious side effects such as: abdominal pain, headache, blurred vision, new signs of infection (fever, sore throat), unusual weakness, anorexia, cardiac arrest, constipation, thirst, hypotension. Information on the side effects of Calcalin this guide is not complete and there may be other side effects.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: Actinomycin, Alendronate, Barbiturates, Calcitriol, Iron salts, Barbiturates, Digitoxin, glucocorticoids, paraffin oil, risedronate, sodium floride, verapamil, and cholestyramine.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if someone shows similar symptoms as you do
- Do not use this medication for any other infection without consulting with the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature