Chalkcap

Chalkcap

calcium carbonate

Manufacturer:

Charoon Bhesaj

Distributor:

Charoon Bhesaj
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 350-mg cap Ca carbonate 350 mg (equiv to Ca 140 mg). Per 835-mg cap Ca carbonate 835 mg (equiv to Ca 334 mg). Per 1,000-mg tab Ca carbonate 1,000 mg (equiv to Ca 400 mg)
Indications/Uses
Phosphate binder which maintains Ca balance in patients w/ chronic renal failure. Antacid. Hypocalcemia. Ca supplement in childn, pregnant & lactating women, postmenopausal women & elderly. Ca deficiency states.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Chronic renal failure patients At least 1,000 mg elemental Ca/day (4-8 cap of 350-mg cap, or one-two 835-mg cap or 1,000-mg tab tid-qid). Antacid 4 cap of 350-mg cap, or one-two 835-mg cap or 1,000-mg tab 4-6 times daily. Hypocalcemia 4-8 cap of 350-mg cap bid, or one-two 835-mg cap or 1,000-mg tab bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Chronic renal failure: Take w/ meals. Hypocalcemia: Take after meals. Antacid: Take before meals.
Special Precautions
Periodically monitor serum Ca & phosphate levels.
ATC Classification
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Chalkcap 350 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Chalkcap 835 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Chalkcap tab 1000 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
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