Calcitron, Calcium Supplement, For Bone Health - 20 Capsules
Calcium, Multivitamins & Minerals Capsules
Category Of Calcitron Capsules
Vitamins & Food Supplement
Mechanism Of Action Of Calcium & Vitamin D
Calcium is a mineral found in over-the-counter supplements or prescription formulations used for the treatment of specific medical conditions related to calcium deficiency.
Calcium is an essential element in bones
in osteoporosis, calcium helps prevent or decrease the rate of bone loss
Calcium is also involved in normal cardiac function
Vitamin D is a lipid-soluble vitamin elementary for a variety of biological effects, some of which include increasing the intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate.
Vitamin D also prevents calcium loss from kidney
Therapeutic Indications Of Calcitron Capsules
Supports the general wellbeing
Help you fulfill your nutritional needs and support your everyday health and wellbeing
This medicine contains calcium and vitamin D3 which are both essential for healthy bones and teeth.
Calcium is used to treat and prevent calcium deficiency which may occur if your diet or lifestyle does not provide enough, or when body requirements are increased.
This medicine may also be prescribed or recommended for certain bone conditions, for example osteoporosis
Method Of Administration Of Calcitron Capsules
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Take 1 capsule once to twice daily or as directed by physician
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Calcitron Capsules
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Constipation, wind, nausea, stomach ache, diarrhea
Hypercalcemia (too much calcium in your blood) or hypercalciuria (too much calcium in your urine)
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Calcitron Capsules
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Advice To Avoid Calcium Deficiency & Maintain Bone Health
There are many calcium-rich foods that can help you maintain a healthy level of calcium in your system, like Milk, Yogurt and Cheese
When it comes to healthy bones and preventing osteoporosis, calcium alone is not enough. There are a number of other vital nutrients that help your body absorb and make use of the calcium you consume. This include magnesium and vitamin D
You can always check for vitamin D deficiency by Natejah Vitamin D Deficiency Rapid Test
Beware of caffeine you consume, as drinking more than 2 cups of coffee a day can lead to calcium loss.
Limit soft drinks, as in order to balance the phosphates in soft drinks, your body draws calcium from your bones
exercise also plays a vital role in maintaining bone strength especially weight-bearing activities such as walking, weightlifting and stair climbing.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Calcitron Capsules
Before you use this medicine talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
If you have or have had a peptic ulcer
If you suffer from hepatic disease
If you suffer from renal impairment
If you suffer from any cardiac disease
If you suffer from bronchial asthma
If you suffer from diabetes
If you have osteoporosis
If you have cancer or any other conditions that may have affected your bones.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Calcitron Capsules
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.