Calci-Aid

Calci-Aid

calcium carbonate

Manufacturer:

Bayer

Distributor:

Zuellig
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Calcium carbonate.
Action
Calcium supplement.
Indications/Uses
Prevent and treat osteoporosis, calcium malabsorption and deficiency conditions. Inadequate calcium intake can lead to osteoporosis, a disease where bones became fragile and brittle. Stooped posture and height reduction can result. Taken daily, it supplements the calcium already absorbed through the daily diet.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1-2 softgel capsule daily or as directed by physician.
Contraindications
Hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria and severe renal failure.
Special Precautions
In large doses, monitor serum calcium concentrations and kidney function should be determined weekly or at first sign of hypercalcemia. May enhance the cardiac effects of digitalis glycosides with calcium salts. May interfere w/ the absorption of tetracycline when given concomitantly.
Adverse Reactions
Constipation may occur.
Drug Interactions
Calcium carbonate enhances cardiac effects of digitalis glycosides and inhibits absorption of tetracycline.
ATC Classification
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Cap 500 mg x (foil) 100's, (bottle) 30's, 50's.
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