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Rs.188.70/Pack
Rs 222.00

Rs.18.87/tablet

10 tablet(s)/Pack

Pack Size : tablet

Rs.222 Total

Alfa-D 0.5mcg tablet

Alfa-D 0.5mcg tablet is composed of

Alfacalcidol

Primarily used for

Vitamin D deficiency

Belongs to the category

Vitamin A , D & Combinations

Precaution:

The patient taking this medicine must take a regular blood test to blood calcium and phosphate levels. The Patient should inform the doctor about history of Kidney stones and the patient should be advised for signs of hypercalcemia (increased calcium in the blood), calcification of pulmonary (lung) tissue, cardiac valve sclerosis (thickened valve), and arteriosclerosis (thickened arteries).

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usesUses of Alfa-D 0.5mcg

This medicine is used for the treatment of renal osteodystrophy (alteration of bone morphology in patients with chronic kidney disease), hyperparathyroidism (decreased secretion of parathyroid hormone), and hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone). It is also used in malabsorptive and vitamin D resistant rickets (soft bones in children) and osteomalacia (soft bones in adults).

side-effectsSide effects of Alfa-D 0.5mcg

The patient taking this medication may experience nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, rash, and raised concentration of calcium and phosphate in plasma and urine.

pillsWhen not to use Alfa-D 0.5mcg

This medication is contraindicated in cases of hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) and metastatic calcification (deposition of calcium in normal body tissues).

pills Expert Advice for Alfa-D 0.5mcg

The patient taking this medicine must take a regular blood test to blood calcium and phosphate levels, especially in children, patients with kidney problems, and patients on a high dose of this medication.

This medication is not recommended for use in children under 20kg.

This medication is to be taken with a drink of water and with a meal.

Keep out of the reach of children and do not store above 25 C.

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Warnings

  • drive

    Driving

    Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    No definitive data regarding pregnant females are available, therefore, be cautious. Consult your doctor for further advice.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    The effects of this medication are undetermined in nursing females. Hence, consult your healthcare provider for further advice.

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