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      CALDIKIND PLUS CAP

      Caldikind Plus capsule
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Caldikind Plus capsule, a supplement of multimineral, multivitamin and antioxidants help to improve your overall health. Vitamins and minerals present in this capsule replenish the nutrient reserves of the body which aid within the proper functioning of the cells, tissues, heart, gut, nervous system, blood formation. The medicine improves blood circulation and oxygen saturation and supply sufficient amount of nutrients to the organs and tissues. The presence of natural antioxidants in the capsule combats stress, fatigue, weakness and exhaustion, retards degenerative processes of ageing and improve body’s resistance to infections. It is also prescribed for the treatment of joint pains, osteomalacia, osteoarthritis, rickets, hypophosphatemia, hypoparathyroidism (causing low blood calcium). However, the uses of the capsule mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      Caldikind Plus capsule is a combination of Calcitriol (0.25 Mcg), Calcium carbonate (500Mg), Docosahexaenoic acid (60Mg), Eicosapentaenoic acid (90Mg), Elemental boron (1.5 Mg), Folic acid (400 Mcg) and Methyl cobalamin (1500Mcg)

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Caldikind Plus capsule contains essential minerals, vitamins and amino acids that work together to help build a stronger immune system and also maintain heart health. This formulation has antioxidant properties that help in maintaining healthy body and also help the physical body respond better against invading infections by neutralizing the damage caused by harmful chemicals called free radicals. It contains calcium supplements that regenerates and maintains mechanical properties of the cartilage and provide strength in load bearing bones, thereby improving flexibility in joints.
      Docosahexaenoic acid and Eicosapentaenoic acid inhibit platelet aggregation and oxidation of LDL, decreases cholesterol and triglyceride levels and decreases the synthesis of inflammatory markers such as prostaglandins and plays a vital role in reducing heart and circulatory disease risks

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Caldikind Plus capsule:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule
      • Hypercalcaemia
      • End stage renal disease
      • History of seizures
      • Caution:
      • Inflammatory bowel disease
      • Paralysis of intestines
      • Ulcerative colitis
      • Blood clotting disorders
      • Renal impairment
      • Patient with gall stones
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Caldikind Plus capsule. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the capsule is well tolerated. You may experience one or more of the following common side effects:

      • Burping
      • Headache
      • Skin rashes
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Gastrointestinal discomfort
      • Constipation
      • Diarrhea
      • Flushing
      • Dizziness
      • Insomnia

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Swelling of face, lips
      • Metallic taste in mouth
      • Stones in kidneys
      • Fishy body odour
      • Increased liver enzymes
      • Increased sensitivity to light
      How to Use

      How to Use

      ake Caldikind Plus capsule as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Caldikind Plus capsule can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. Overdose can lead to hypercalcaemia; extreme hypercalcaemia may lead to coma and death. Irreversible renal damage and soft tissue calcification may occur as a result of prolonged hypercalcaemia in some patients. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Caldikind Plus capsule, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Restless or irritability
      • Headache
      • High blood sugar
      • Heart stroke
      • Diarrhea
      • Severe stomach pain
      • Chest tightness
      • Bone pain
      • Vitamin A toxicity
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Caldikind Plus capsule only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this capsule.

      Liver:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have hepatic problems and stay on the safe side.

      Pregnancy:

      Caldikind Plus capsule might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is passed to infants through mother’s milk. Infants should be closely monitored. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this capsule, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Constantly consuming alcohol can negatively impact the absorption of the drug. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition. Since limited information is available on safety of taking this capsule, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

      Driving:

      Caldikind Plus capsule does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Foods that are rich in oxalic acid (e.g., spinach) and phytic acid (e.g., whole cereals) may reduce calcium absorption by formation of insoluble calcium salts. Foods such as milk, cheese, high fibre foods, unleavened bread, coffee should be avoided near the time that you take this capsule.

      Drug Interactions:

      All medicines interact differently for person to person. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Caldikind Plus capsule with anticoagulants such as warfarin, thyroid medications, asthma medications (cetirizine, azelastine), cholesterol lowering drugs, NSAIDs: Aspirin, Clopidogrel, tetracyclines, carbamazepine, thiazide diuretics decreases urinary excretion of calcium, antacids containing aluminium salts, nelfinavir.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)
      • Keep the capsule out of reach of children
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is calcitriol for:

      This medication is a synthetic vitamin D analog, prescribed for hypocalcemia in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis. It helps proper absorption and use of calcium and phosphate in the body.

      How does calcitriol work:

      It works by helping the body to use more of the calcium found in foods and supplements.

      How should calcitriol be used:

      PO- The recommended initial dose is 1 mcg (0.02 mcgkg) to 2 mcg administered three times weekly, approximately every other day. It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

      Common side effects of calcitriol :

      Dry mouth, muscle pain, increased thirst, loss of appetite, vomiting, metallic taste, upset stomach, constipation, difficult urination.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking calcitriol :

      Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Some drugs like phenytoin, phenobarbital, prednisone and some laxatives may affect the availability. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, pregnant, or planning to have surgery including dental procedures.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      Seek help if you have signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Inform doctor if you experience any bruising or bleeding, any rash, or if any side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take calcitriol with other medicines:

      This drug will only work if you get the right amount of calcium from your diet. If you are being treated with dialysis, your doctor may also prescribe a low phosphate diet. Follow these directions carefully. If you do not have kidney disease, you should drink plenty of fluids when taking this drug. If you have kidney disease, talk to your doctor about how much fluid you should drink each day.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

      How do I store calcitriol :

      Store the medication at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F).

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Agents Affecting Bone Metabolism, Vitamins


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Caldikind Plus capsule?

      This medicine, a supplement of multimineral, multivitamin and antioxidants help to improve your overall health. Vitamins and minerals present in this capsule replenish the nutrient reserves of the body which aid within the proper functioning of the cells, tissues, heart, gut, nervous system, blood formation. The medicine improves blood circulation and oxygen saturation and supply sufficient amount of nutrients to the organs and tissues. The presence of natural antioxidants in the capsule combats stress, fatigue, weakness and exhaustion, retards degenerative processes of ageing and improve body’s resistance to infections. It is also prescribed for the treatment of joint pains, osteomalacia, osteoarthritis, rickets, hypophosphatemia, hypoparathyroidism (causing low blood calcium).

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Caldikind Plus capsule?

      The capsule is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include burping, headache, flushing, itching, diarrhea, constipation, gastrointestinal discomfort, vomiting, skin rashes, nausea, dizziness, insomnia. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects such as swelling of face, lips, metallic taste in mouth, taste disturbances, stones in kidneys, fishy body odour, increased liver enzymes, increased sensitivity to light.

      Q3. Should we take Caldikind Plus capsule with food or without food?

      The capsule can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Caldikind Plus capsule?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypercalcaemia, end stage renal disease, history of seizures. Caution is advised among patients with inflammatory bowel disease, paralysis of intestines, ulcerative colitis, blood clotting disorders, renal impairment, patient with gall stones, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Caldikind Plus capsule make you sleepy?

      This capsule does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Caldikind Plus capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Caldikind Plus capsule lead to?

      No. This capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to restless or irritability, headache, high blood sugar, heart stroke, diarrhea, severe stomach pain, chest tightness, bone pain, vitamin A toxicity.

      Q7. Can I take Caldikind Plus capsule during pregnancy?

      This capsule might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Caldikind Plus capsule be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      Yes, you can take the medicine without doctor’s prescription but if you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Caldikind Plus capsule?

      Constantly consuming alcohol can negatively impact the absorption of the drug. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition. Since limited information is available on safety of taking this capsule, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

      Q10. How to store Caldikind Plus capsule?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius). Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Caldikind Plus capsule, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This capsule is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Caldikind Plus capsule to children?

      The safety and efficacy of using this capsule in children has not been clinically determined.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Caldikind Plus capsule?

      The duration of time for which this medicine to show its effect in the body is not clinically determined.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Caldikind Plus capsule last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically determined.

      Q15. Can we take Caldikind Plus capsule daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Most recommended dose is one capsule per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Caldikind Plus capsule?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Caldikind Plus capsule?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      MANKIND PHARMA LTD

      208, okhla industrial estate phase 3 rd, okhla phase iii, okhla industrial area, new delhi, delhi 110020

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      MANKIND PHARMA LTD

      208, okhla industrial estate phase 3 rd, okhla phase iii, okhla industrial area, new delhi, delhi 110020

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