Calcap

Calcap

calcium carbonate

Manufacturer:

Osoth Interlab

Distributor:

Osoth Interlab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ca carbonate
Indications/Uses
Prevention & treatment of Ca deficiencies resulting from inadequate dietary intake eg, during childhood, pregnancy, lactation or aging. Hypocalcemia due to underlying diseases eg, hypoparathyroidism, post-menopausal & senile osteoporosis, rickets & osteomalacia. Phosphate binder in the management of chronic renal failure.
Dosage/Direction for Use
As prevention 1 g once daily or bid. As treatment 1-2 g or more of elemental Ca/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take w/ meals for better absorption.
Contraindications
Patients w/, or history of renal calculi. Hypercalcaemia & hypercalciuria. Hypophosphataemia. Severe renal disease.
ATC Classification
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Calcap FC tab 1000 mg
Packing/Price
100's;50 × 10's
Form
Calcap FC tab 1500 mg
Packing/Price
50 × 10's
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