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.
1-2 softgel capsule daily or as directed by physician.
Hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria and severe renal failure.
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.
Calcium carbonate enhances cardiac effects of digitalis glycosides and inhibits absorption of tetracycline.
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Cap 500 mg x (foil) 100's, (bottle) 30's, 50's.