Calcinol-1000

Calcinol-1000

calcium carbonate + vitamin d3

Manufacturer:

Raptakos Brett

Distributor:

Raptakos Brett
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Calcium carbonate, cholecalciferol.
Description
Each 6.7 g sachet contains: Calcium Carbonate B.P. 2.5 g (equivalent to 1000 mg of Calcium), Cholecalciferol B.P. (Vitamin D3) 400 I.U.
Action
Pharmacology: Calcium is the fifth most abundant element in the body, with the majority of this present in the skeletal system (bone). Adequate calcium intake is particularly important periods of bone growth in both children and adolescents, as well as during pregnancy and lactation. An adequate supply is usually necessary for adults (especially those over 40 years of age) to prevent a negative calcium balance which may contribute to the development of osteoporosis.
Indications/Uses
As calcium supplementation for conditions of increasing requirements such as growth spurts, adolescence, pregnancy and lactation, post-menopausal stages, calcium and vitamin D-combined deficiencies.
Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) is integral for optimal calcium absorption from stomach as well as regulating functions of calcium in the body. Cholecalciferol is used to prevent and/or treat various conditions caused by deficiency of vitamin D, especially conditions of skin and bones.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 sachet per day, equivalent to one glass of calcium drink.
Add slowly 1 sachet to a 200 mL of drinking water in a continuous stirring motion. Drink immediately afterwards.
Contraindications
Calcinol-1000 is contraindicated in patients diagnosed with renal calculi, hypophosphatemia, hypercalcemia, hyperparathyroidism, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It should not also be administered to patients with long-term treatment of renal failure.
Special Precautions
Calcium salts should be given cautiously to patients with impaired renal function, cardiac disease or sarcoidosis. Do not use calcium products concomitantly with digoxin.
Adverse Reactions
Administration of calcium salts by mouth may cause gastrointestinal irritation and constipation. Excessive amount of calcium salt may cause hypercalcemia. Inform the physician the unwanted effects after using.
Storage
Store at temperature not exceeding 30°C.
ATC Classification
A12AX - Calcium, combinations with vitamin D and/or other drugs ; Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Effervescent granules for oral soln (sachet) 6.7 g x 10's.
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