Caltrate 600

Caltrate 600

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Calcium carbonate.
Description
Each tablet contains calcium carbonate 1500 mg equivalent to elemental calcium 600 mg.
Caltrate 600 meets USP standards for purity, potency and dissolution.
Action
Calcium supplement.
Caltrate 600 provides a concentrated form of calcium, formulated for optimal absorption.
Indications/Uses
Prevention of osteoporosis. Caltrate 600 can be used as a dietary phosphate binder and can be used for correction of hypocalcemia in patients with chronic renal failure.
Dosage/Direction for Use
One or 2 tablets daily. The doses should be divided so that 1 tablet in the morning and 1 tablet at night can be taken or as directed by the physician.
Absorption of Caltrate 600 is best when the tablets are taken with food.
Caltrate 600 can be taken with multivitamins.
Special Precautions
While adequate calcium intake is important, daily intake of >2000 mg are not likely to provide any additional benefit.
Storage
Store at room temperature, 15-30°C.
ATC Classification
A12AA - Calcium ; Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
FC tab 600 mg x 30's, 60's, 120's.
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