Calcium carbonate + vitamin d3


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
As Ca and vit D3 supplement.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Per tab contains Ca carbonate 1,500 mg and vitamin D3 10 mcg: 1 tab twice daily.
Contraindications
Patients with hypercalcaemia and/or hypercalciuria. Nephrolithiasis, hypervitaminosis D, hypophosphataemia.
Special Precautions
Impaired calcium absorption in achlorhydria which is common in elderly. Increased risk of hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria in hypoparathyroid patients receiving high doses of vitamin D. Caution when using in patients with history of kidney stones. Renal impairment; frequent monitoring of serum calcium and phosphorus is recommended.
Adverse Reactions
Constipation, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Pruritus, rash and urticaria.
Drug Interactions
May affect the absorption of tetracycline when used together. Concurrent use with systemic corticosteroids may reduce calcium absorption. Thiazide diuretics may decrease urinary excretion of calcium. Concurrent use with ion-exchange resins may reduce GI absorption of vitamin D. Hypercalcaemia may increase the toxicity of cardiac glycosides during treatment with calcium and vitamin D, monitor ECG and serum calcium levels. Bisphosphonate or sodium fluoride should be given at least 3 hr before calcium-containing preparations.
ATC Classification
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
A02AC01 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing antacids.
A11CC05 - colecalciferol ; Belongs to the class of vitamin D and analogues. Used as dietary supplements.
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