A-Cal D (Tablet)

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By Acme Laboratories Limited.

Weight: 500 mg+200 IU

Unit Price: 7

Last Updated: 2019-09-01 15:34:07

A-Cal D Tablet Uses

Calcium + Vitamin D3 is used to prevent or treat low blood Calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets.

Calcium + Vitamin D3 is used for the treatment and prevention of the following conditions:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia
  • Rickets
  • Tetany
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Pre-eclampsia during pregnancy
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Post-menopausal osteoporosis

Calcium + Vitamin D3 is also used as supplement in the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy & lactation
  • Elderly patients
  • Inadequate intake of Calcium in childhood

A-Cal D Generic

Calcium Carbonate (Elemental) + Vitamin D

A-Cal D Introduction

Each tablet contains- 

  • Calcium Carbonate 1250 mg equivalent to 500 mg elemental Calcium and
  • Vitamin-D 200 I.U. or 400 I.U. as Cholecalciferol

Or

  • Calcium Carbonate 1500 mg equivalent to 600 mg of elemental Calcium
  • Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 400 IU.

Calcium is used as a pharmacological agent in humans almost entirely to remedy deficiency. Adequate calcium in the blood is so vital to a wide variety of bodily functions that our internal biochemistry will not tolerate a deficiency even for short periods. Clinical evidence suggests that calcium is useful for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and associated fractures. Vitamin-D is also essential for health bones as it aids in calcium absorption from the GI tract. In addition to this it stimulates bone formation . Clinical studies show that calcium and vitamin-D has synergistic effects on bone growth as well as in osteoporosis and fracture prevention .

A-Cal D Therapeutic Class

Specific mineral & vitamin combined preparations

A-Cal D Tablet Doses

Adults, elderly and children above 12 years of age: 2 tablets per day, preferably one tablet in the morning and the other in the evening.

A-Cal D Administrations

A-Cal D Tablet Side Effects

Most common side effects are flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, upper GI discomfort etc. Hypercalciuria and hypercalcemia due to prolong use has rarely been reported.

A-Cal D Precaution

Caution should be taken in patients with Renal impairment, Sarcoidosis, Hypercalcemia and Hypercalciuria, Cardiac disease.

A-Cal D Interaction

Concurrent administration of Thiazide diuretics may increase the risk of hypercalcemia. Calcium salts reduce the absorption of a number of other drugs such as Biphosphonates, Fluoride, some Fluoroquinolones and Tetracyclines.

A-Cal D Uses During Pregnancy

Normal requirements of calcium & vitamin D are raised during pregnancy & lactation. Calcium is excreted in breast milk but not sufficiently to produce adverse effect in the infant. Allowance should be made for vitamin D / calcium for other sources.

A-Cal D Accute Overdose

 

A-Cal D Contraindication

Hypersensitivity to any component of the product. Hypercalcaemia for example, as a result of hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D overdose, decalcifying tumours scuh as myeloma, bone metastases or sarcoidosis. Severe hypercalciuria, renal stones. Osteoporosis due to immobilization.

A-Cal D Uses Direction

 

A-Cal D Storage Condition

Store in a cool and dry place. Keep out of the reach of children. Protect from light.

A-Cal D Special Warning

 

A-Cal D Interactions with other Medicine

 

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