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CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency

CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency

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CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency

Active ingredients: calcium carbonate and colecalciferol

Areas of application Prevention and treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiencies in the elderly. As a vitamin D and calcium supplement to support a specific therapy, to prevent and treat osteoporosis. 

Note Contains the sweetener aspartame as well as sorbitol and sucrose.

For the prevention and treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiencies.

active CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency ingredients

  • 1250 mg calcium carbonate
  • Colecalciferol Dry Concentrate

CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency excipients

  • xylitol
  • povidone
  • isomalt
  • lemon flavor
  • magnesium stearate
  • sucralose
  • Glycerol (mono/di) fatty acid ester
  • DL-α-tocopherol
  • sucrose
  • Corn starch, modified
  • sodium ascorbate
  • Triglycerides, medium chain
  • Silica, colloidal

CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency indication

  • The drug is a chewable tablet that contains calcium and vitamin D 3 - two important substances for bone formation.
  • The drug is taken:
    • for the prevention and treatment of calcium and vitamin D deficiency in the elderly
    • as an adjunct to support specific osteoporosis therapy in patients at risk of vitamin D and calcium deficiency.

CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency dosage

  • Always take the medicine exactly as directed. Please check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • The usual dose is one tablet twice a day.

 

  • If you take more than you should
    • If you may have taken more of the medicine than you should, talk to your doctor or pharmacist straight away.
    • Symptoms of hypercalcaemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, lightheadedness and confusion, extreme thirst, excessive or abnormal urine production and/or frequent urination, and bone pain.

 

  • If you forget to take a dose
    • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency way

  • The tablets can be chewed or sucked.

side CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency effects

  • Like all medicines, the preparation can have side effects, although not everyone gets them.
  • The evaluation of side effects is based on the following frequency information:
    • Very common: more than 1 in 10 people treated
    • Common: 1 to 10 in 100 people treated
    • Uncommon: 1 to 10 in 1,000 people treated
    • Rare: 1 to 10 in 10,000 people treated
    • Very rare: less than 1 in 10,000 people treated
    • Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from the available data.
  • Occasionally:
    • Taking high doses can lead to increased calcium levels in the blood (hypercalcaemia) or in the urine (hypercalciuria).
    • Symptoms of hypercalcaemia include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, lightheadedness and confusion, extreme thirst, excessive or abnormal urine production and/or frequent urination, and bone pain.
  • Rarely:
    • Constipation, bloating, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
  • Very rare:
    • itching, rash and hives.
  • Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the listed side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects that are not listed.

CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency interactions

  • When taken with other medicines
    • Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking/using or have recently taken/used other medicines, even if they are non-prescription medicines.
    • Calcium carbonate can impede the absorption of tetracycline preparations taken at the same time (drugs from the group of antibiotics). For this reason, tetracycline preparations should be administered at least 2 hours before or 4-6 hours after taking the drug.
    • Medications containing bisphosphonates (used to treat osteoporosis) or sodium fluoride (used to strengthen tooth enamel) should be taken at least three hours before the preparation.
    • Calcium can affect how levothyroxine works. For this reason, levothyroxine should be taken at least four hours before or four hours after the preparation.
    • The effect of quinolone antibiotics can be impaired if calcium is taken at the same time. Therefore, take quinolone antibiotics two hours before or six hours after this supplement.
    • Rifampicin, phenytoin or barbiturates can reduce the effect of vitamin D 3 because they increase its rate of metabolism.
    • Calcium salts can impair the absorption of iron, zinc or strontium. Consequently, iron, zinc, or strontium supplements should be taken two hours apart from a calcium supplement.
    • Other drugs that can interact with this preparation are:
      • thiazide diuretics (water pills used to treat high blood pressure or oedema), cardiac glycosides (e.g. digitalis, used to treat heart disease), corticosteroids (used to treat inflammation or as immunosuppressants), ion exchange resins such as cholestyramine (used to treat high blood cholesterol levels). blood) and laxatives such as paraffin oil.
    • Other products containing vitamin D or calcium:
      • Additional doses of calcium and vitamin D can significantly increase blood calcium levels and cause harmful side effects. Such preparations may only be taken together with this medicinal product under strict medical supervision.

 

  • When taken with food and drink
    • The medicine can be taken with or between meals.
    • Oxalic acid (e.g. found in spinach, sorrel and rhubarb) and phytic acid (found in whole grains) can inhibit calcium absorption. Therefore, you should not take the supplement within two hours before or after eating foods high in oxalic or phytic acid.

Contraindications

  • The drug must not be taken
    • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to calcium, vitamin D or any of the other ingredients
    • if you have too much calcium in your blood or urine
    • if you have calcium-containing kidney stones
    • if your kidneys are not working properly
    • if you have too much vitamin D in your blood.

pregnancy and breast feeding period

  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
    • During pregnancy, the daily intake should not exceed 1500 mg of calcium and 600 IU of vitamin D, as overdoses can have harmful effects on the unborn child. If you have a calcium and vitamin D deficiency,
      you can also use the medicine during pregnancy.
    • If you are breastfeeding, you can also use the medicine. However, if your child receives additional doses of vitamin D, it must be taken into account that the active substances contained in Calcilac pass into breast milk.

patient CALCIMAGON D3 chewable tablets, vitamin d calcium deficiency notes

  • Special care is required when taking the drug
    • if you are on long-term treatment
    • if you have impaired kidney function or a strong tendency to form kidney stones
    • if you suffer from sarcoidosis (an immune system disease which can lead to increased levels of vitamin D in the body)
    • if immobilized with osteoporosis (osteoporosis caused by prolonged immobilization)
    • if you are taking other vitamin D or calcium supplements. Additional doses of calcium and vitamin D can significantly increase blood calcium levels and cause harmful side effects. Such preparations may only be taken together under strict medical supervision
    • if you suffer from phenylketonuria.
    • It is at the discretion of your doctor whether a calcium and/or vitamin D 3 supplement can be used under these circumstances.
    • If you use the medicine without a doctor's prescription, you should always consult your doctor if you use it for more than a month.
    • If you use the medicine for osteoporosis, it is recommended to have the calcium level in the blood (calcaemia) checked before starting treatment.
    • In the case of long-term treatment, the calcium level in the blood must be checked regularly.
    • Depending on the result, your doctor may decide to lower the dose or stop treatment.
    • The medicine is not intended for use in children and adolescents.

 

  • Driving and using machines
    • No studies on the effects on the ability to drive and use machines have been performed. However, an adverse effect is unlikely.

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