Calcium citrate + vitamin d3


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
As Ca and vit D3 supplement.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO 19-50 yr: 1,000 mg elemental Ca daily and >50 yr: 1,200 mg elemental Ca daily. Vit D3: 10 mcg daily. 20 mcg daily for patients w/ limited sunlight exposure, low Vit D diet or bedridden elderly patients.
Contraindications
Patients with hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria or hypophosphatemia. Nephrolithiasis, hypervitaminosis D.
Special Precautions
Impaired calcium absorption in achlorhydria which is common in elderly. Increased risk of hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria in hypoparathyroid patients on high doses of vitamin D. History of kidney stones. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Constipation, nausea, abdominal pain, hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria, headache, muscle weakness.
Drug Interactions
Reduced absorption of tetracyclines, quinolones and oral biphosphates with concurrent calcium use. Calcium absorption may be reduced by corticosteriods. Increased risk of hypercalcemia and metabolic alkalosis with thiazide diuretics. High blood calcium level may increase the effect of caridac glycosides. Reduced erlotinib efficacy with calcium. Increased risk of hypercalaemia with paricalcitol. Enzyme-inducing antiepileptics increases the metabolism of Vit D.
ATC Classification
A12AA13 - calcium citrate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
A11CC05 - colecalciferol ; Belongs to the class of vitamin D and analogues. Used as dietary supplements.
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