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CALTEN D 500MG TAB

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CALTEN D 500MG TAB

CALTEN D 500MG TAB
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Calten D 500mg Tab contains a vital ingredients namely calcium and vitamin D3. This tab is used as a bone joint supplement. This medicine is used to prevent or treat calcium deficiencies in people who do not get enough calcium or are unable to absorb enough from their diets. Calten D 500mg Tab is a vital nutritional supplement which is quite effective in chronic arthritis and even osteoporosis. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Calten D 500mg Tab are Elemental calcium 500 MG+Vitamin D3 500 IU

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

The calcium and vitmin D3 in this tab is an essential mineral that is required for the formation of bones, maintaining their strength and also in preventing easy breakage.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this tab

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Calten D 500mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Kidney disease
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution:
  • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history.
  • Before taking this tab tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

This medication is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Calten D 500mg Tab. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Calten D 500mg Tab
  • Constipation
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence
  • Bloating
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
How to Use

How to Use

Calten D 500mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take it at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the Tab whole with water, immediately after opening the tab from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the Tab.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
It should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Excessive thirst
  • Excessive urination
  • Constipation
  • Nervousness
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart arrhythmias
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take the tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. There might be slight/mild side-effects on patients with liver ailments. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of this medicine may not be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver before using it.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women?This medicine may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This Tab should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this medicine, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. This medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start this medicine on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this product out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this product in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this product and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this product at room temperature.
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 Elemental Calcium for:

This medication is an essential body mineral, it ensures the adequate supply of calcium to bones.

How does Elemental Calcium work:

Prevent bones from breaking easily, especially bones in the spine.

How should Elemental Calcium be used:

Take this medication with a large glass of water during or after a meal.If it is a chewable tablet,it must be chewed before swallowing. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Common side effects of Elemental Calcium :

Constipation – People who are constipated can have trouble having bowel movements. Upset stomach

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. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

What precautions should I take when taking Elemental Calcium :

If you have an allergy to caffeine or any other part of this drug. - Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Elemental Calcium with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Elemental Calcium :

Store at room temperature in a tight container.Keep it away from sunlight and moisture.

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

Calcium Preparations


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Calten D 500mg Tab?

This medicine contains vital ingredients namely calcium and vitamin D3 and is used as a bone joint supplement. This medicine is used to prevent or treat calcium deficiencies in people who do not get enough calcium or are unable to absorb enough from their diets. Calten D 500mg Tab is a vital nutritional supplement which is quite effective in chronic arthritis and even osteoporosis.

Q2. What are the side effects of Calten D 500mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, constipation, severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, bloating, weakness, fatigue, sleepiness, headache, loss of appetite, dry mouth, metallic taste, nausea and vomiting.

Q3. Should we take Calten D 500mg Tab with food or without food?

It can be taken with food or without it.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking Calten D 500mg Tab?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, kidney ailments should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q5. Does Calten D 500mg Tab make you sleepy?

Yes. It may make you drowsy.

Q6. Is Calten D 500mg Tab harmful? What does an overdose of Calten D 500mg Tab lead to?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like fatigue, weight loss, excessive thirst, excessive urination, constipation, nervousness, muscle weakness, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, confusion, high blood pressure and heart arrhythmia.

Q7. Can I take Calten D 500mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Q8. Can Calten D 500mg Tab be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

Prescription not required

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on Calten D 500mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q10. How to store Calten D 500mg Tab?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Calten D 500mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink it?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q12. Can we give Calten D 500mg Tab to children?

This medicine may be recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age. However, it is to be taken only on the recommendation of a qualified physician.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of Calten D 500mg Tab?

The effect of this medicine can be observed maybe after a month of regular use.

Q14. How long does the effect of Calten D 500mg Tab last?

The duration of the effect of this medicine is not clinically established.

Q15. Can we take Calten D 500mg Tab 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: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take this medicine?

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 this medicine? / What time can I take this medicine?

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

IPCA LABORATORIES LTD

unit 2,393,melli jorethang road,gom block,bharikhola,south district,sikkim 737121

Packed By

IPCA LABORATORIES LTD

unit 2,393,melli jorethang road,gom block,bharikhola,south district,sikkim 737121

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