Caltrate Advance

Caltrate Advance

Manufacturer:

GSK Consumer Healthcare

Distributor:

GSK Consumer Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cholecalciferol (vit D3) 500 IU, Ca 600 mg (as Ca carbonate 1.5 g), Mg 50 mg (as Mg oxide 82.9 mg), Zn 7.5 mg (as Zn oxide 9.34 mg), Mn 1.75 mg (as Mn sulfate monohydrate 5.39 mg), Cu 500 mcg (as cupric sulfate anhydrous 1.26 mg)
Indications/Uses
Prevention & treatment of osteoporosis; Ca & vit D deficiency states.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Patients w/ kidney disease or had kidney stones; stomach or digestion problems eg, on-going diarrhea, not absorbing nutrients properly, or not having enough acid in the stomach. Monitor blood regularly if using a large amount of Ca or in long-term use. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Ca/vit D: Abdominal distension/pain, constipation, diarrhea, excessive burping, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria & nephrolithiasis.
Drug Interactions
Avoid smoking cigarettes or cigars & drinking large amounts of alcohol or caffeine (eg, >8 cups of coffee). Ca: Phenytoin, tetracyclines (eg, doxycycline, minocycline), fluoroquinolones & levothyroxine. High-fiber meal (eg, bran, whole-grain cereal or bread, fresh fruits).
MIMS Class
Vitamins &/or Minerals
ATC Classification
A12AA20 - calcium (different salts in combination) ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Caltrate Advance FC tab
Packing/Price
100's;30's;60's
Register or sign in to continue
Asia's one-stop resource for medical news, clinical reference and education
Already a member? Sign in