Generics: Calcium Carbonate +Vit D3.
Dosage Form: Tablet.
- Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
- Prevention and treatment of osteomalacia, rickets
- Prevention of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- To maintain strong bone growth and teeth
- For bone development and constant regeneration of bone
- Pregnancy & lactation
- Deficiency state of calcium, Vitamin D
- As nutritional supplement
This is the preparation of Calcium Carbonate and Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol). Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of our body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Vitamin D3 helps for the absorption & reabsorption of Calcium. Vitamin D3 also stimulates bone formation. Clinical studies showed that Calcium and Vitamin D3 all together helps in bone growth, and in prevention of osteoporosis & bone fracture.
2 tablets per day, preferably 1 tablet in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening.
Route of administration: Orally.
It has possible interaction with digoxin, antacids containing Calcium, aluminium or magnesium, other Calcium supplements, calcitriol or other Vitamin D supplements; tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline or oxytetracycline etc. So before taking any of these drugs with Acical-D, suggestions of the physicians are needed.
Hypersensitivity to any of the tablet ingredients. Absolute contraindications are hypercalcaemia resulting for example from myeloma, bone metastases or other malignant bone disease, sarcoidosis; primary hyperparathyroidism and Vitamin D overdosage. Severe renal failure.
The use of Calcium supplements has, rarely, given rise to mild gastro-intestinal disturbances, such as constipation, flatulence, nausea, gastric pain, diarrhoea. Following administration of Vitamin D supplements occasional skin rash has been reported. Hypercalciuria, and in rare cases hypocalcaemia have been seen with long term treatment at high dosages. Side-effects from micronutrient are rare.
Pregnancy & Lactation:
During pregnancy and lactation treatment should always be under the direction of a physician. During pregnancy and lactation, requirements for Calcium and Vitamin D are increased but in deciding on the required supplementation allowances should be made for availability of these agents from other sources.
Precautions & Warnings:
Patients with mild to moderate renal failure or mild hypercalciuria should be supervised carefully. Periodic checks of plasma Calcium levels and urinary Calcium excretion should be made in patients with mild to moderate renal failure or mild hypercalciuria.
Specific mineral & vitamin combined preparations.
Store in a cool dry place, protect from light.
Manufactured by: ACI Pharmaceutical Ltd.