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calcium-supplement

This supplement is used to treat patients with osteoporosis (extremely thin and weak bones), rickets (deformed bones in kids), growth, and fractures with delayed callus formation and used to increase mineral requirements during pregnancy & lactation.

Contradications

This supplement is contraindicated in patients with hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium), and hypercalciuria (excess calcium in the urine).

Side effects

The side effects of this medication include belching (burping) or gas.

Expert Advice

  • The recommended dosage is about 100-1200mg daily.
  • Taking excessive amounts can lead to renal (kidney) stones, kidney failure, and death.
  • People with low levels of gastric acid absorb less calcium if taken on an empty stomach.

 

FAQs

Are there any interaction of this with other medications?

Yes, this medication may interact with cardiac glycosides, thiazides and tetracyclines..

What is the recommended dosage in adults and children?

The recommended dosages in adults and children are 1 tablet daily along with adequate diet. The dosage is increased in pregnancy and lactation.

What does one tablet contain?

Each tablet contains calcium carbonate and vitamin D

What does this medication do?

Calcium plays a very important part in our body, for proper functioning of bones, teeth, muscles and nerves.

What are some symptoms of overdose?

Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, headache, weakness and mood changes.

Medicines containing calcium-supplement

Chewcal

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 30s

Rs.129.42

Caltrate 600

By Pfizer

Pack size: 6x10's

Rs.3775

CaC-1000 Plus Mango (Sugar Free) 20s

By GSK Consumer Healthcare

Pack size: 20

Rs.373.9

Cal One-D

By Martin Dow

Pack size: 30

Rs.81.81

Ossobon-d Kids

By Platinum

Pack size: 120 ml

Rs.290

Ossobon-d

By Platinum

Pack size: 30

Rs.81.4

Lophos Tablets

By RG Pharma

Pack size: 100

Rs.43.5

Osnate-800

By AGP

Pack size: 30

Rs.64

VC-Cal

By Himont

Pack size: 1x10's Sachet

Rs.150.6

Calcee 500mg

By Wilson's

Pack size: 10s

Rs.9.77

Degoal

By Genome Pharma

Pack size: 30

Rs.300

Rs.168

Rock-D 600mg 600mg

By Health Supplement Inc.

Pack size: 30

Rs.480

KalSob

By Pharm Evo

Pack size: 30

Rs.620

OMC D 830mg

By Genix

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.111

Cal One-D 250mg/400IU

By Martin Dow

Pack size: 120ml

Rs.200

Osicom-D

By Hirani's Pharma

Pack size: 30's

Rs.69

Aquavit

By Wilson's

Pack size: 10

Rs.14.7

CaC-1000 Plus Mango (Sugar Free) 10s

By GSK Consumer Healthcare

Pack size: 1x10's

Rs.196.79

CaC-1000 Plus Cola 10s

By GSK Consumer Healthcare

Pack size: 1x10's

Rs.196.79

CaC 1000 Lemon

By GlaxoSmithKline

Pack size: 10s

Rs.153.04

CaC-1000 Plus Lemon 10s

By GSK Consumer Healthcare

Pack size: 1x10's

Rs.196.79

CaC-1000 Plus Lemon 20s

By GSK Consumer Healthcare

Pack size: 1x20's

Rs.373.9

Adora Tablet

By Dyson R L

Pack size: 20's

Rs.375