Chalktab

Chalktab

calcium carbonate

Manufacturer:

Charoon Bhesaj

Distributor:

Charoon Bhesaj
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 350 mg tab Ca carbonate 350 mg (equiv to Ca 140 mg). Per 600 mg tab Ca carbonate 600 mg (equiv to Ca 240 mg). Per 835 mg tab Ca carbonate 835 mg (equiv to Ca 334 mg). Per 1.25 g tab Ca carbonate 1,250 mg (equiv to Ca 500 mg). Per 1.5 g tab Ca carbonate 1,500 mg (equiv to Ca 600 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 (2-4 tab of 600 mg tab, or 4-8 tab of 350 mg tab, or 1-2 tab of 835 mg, 1.25 g, or 1.5 g tab tid-qid). Antacid 2 tab of 600 mg tab, or 4 tab of 350 mg tab, or 1-2 tab of 835 mg tab, or 1 tab of 1.25 g or 1.5 g tab 4-6 times daily. Hypocalcemia 2-4 tab of 600 mg tab once-tid, or 4-8 tab of 350 mg tab bid, or 1-2 tab of 835 mg, 1.25 g, or 1.5 g 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.
ATC Classification
A12AA04 - calcium carbonate ; Belongs to the class of calcium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Chalktab 1250 mg
Packing/Price
50 × 10's
Form
Chalktab 1500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
Form
Chalktab 350 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Chalktab 600 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Chalktab 835 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
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