Calcanate

Calcanate

calcium carbonate

Manufacturer:

British Dispensary (L.P.)

Distributor:

ST Pharmetics
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ca carbonate
Indications/Uses
Prevention & treatment of Ca deficiencies. Pregnancy, osteoporosis, chronic renal failure.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Prevention 1 cap tid. Treatment 1-2 cap tid. Max: 8 cap/day. Chronic renal failure 3-6 cap in divided doses. Tab 1 tab bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take w/ meals for better absorption. Avoid taking w/ large amount of fibre-rich food.
Contraindications
Hypercalcemia; severe hypercalciuria.
Special Precautions
History of renal stone formation, bradycardia, arrhythmia, constipation.
Drug Interactions
May interfere w/ absorption of oral Fe, tetracyclines. Enhances cardiac effects of digitalis.
ATC Classification
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Calcanate tab 1250 mg
Packing/Price
25 × 10's
Form
Calcanate cap 625 mg
Packing/Price
500's
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