Calciumade

Calciumade

Manufacturer:

BIOFEMME, Inc

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ca carbonate 600 mg, cholecalciferol 400 IU, Mg oxide 40 mg, Zn oxide 7.5 mg, manganese sulfate 1.8 mg
Indications/Uses
Helps maintain optimum bone function & reduces the risk of osteoporosis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Hypercalcemia, kidney impairment or any disease associated w/ hypercalcemia.
Adverse Reactions
Ca: Hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, vascular & soft tissue calcification & nephrolithiasis. Minor GI disturbances eg, bloating, constipation, flatulence & nausea. Zn >30 mg: Nausea & vomiting.
Drug Interactions
Ca: May reduce absorption of bisphosphonates (eg, alendronate, etidronate, risedronate), quinolones (eg, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin, levofloxacin, ofloxacin) & tetracyclines. Decreased absorption w/ other products containing Ca & foods rich in oxalic acid (eg, spinach, sweet potatoes & beans) & phytic acid (unleavened bread, raw beans, seeds, nuts, & grains). Vit D: Concomitant intake of other products containing high dose vit D may result in excessive doses of vit D. May reduce absorption w/ mineral oils, olestra, orlistat & bile acid sequestrants (eg, cholestyramine, colestipol). May decrease effect w/ anticonvulsants, cimetidine & thiazide.
ATC Classification
A12AX - Calcium, combinations with vitamin D and/or other drugs ; Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Calciumade tab
Packing/Price
100's (P9.25/tab);12's (P9.25/tab);30's (P9.25/tab)
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