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Cal-D is a calcium and vitamin supplement. It is used as a dietary supplement in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, osteomalacia and rickets
Product Molecule
Cal-D Tablets
Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin D
Indications
Supplementation of Calcium and Vitamin D3 in pregnant women, osteoporosis, fractures, etc.
Pharmacological Class
Calcium and Vitamin D supplement.
Pharmacological Properties
Calcium & Vitamin Supplement.
Mechanism Of Action
Calcium carbonate is a calcium supplement that is used in deficiency states and as an adjunct in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble sterol, it aids in the regulation of calcium and phosphate homeostasis and bone mineralisation.
Side Effects
Constipation, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Pruritus, rash and urticaria.
Contraindications
Patients with hypercalcaemia and/or hypercalciuria, nephrolithiasis, hypervitaminosis D, hypophosphataemia.
Observations
May affect the absorption of tetracycline when used together. Concurrent use with systemic corticosteroids may reduce calcium absorption. Caution when using in patients with history of kidney stones.
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