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      Shelcal Syrup 200ml
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Shelcal syrup is used in the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic renal failure and hyperacidity. The medicine is also used to treat calcium deficiency in supplementation during growth, pregnancy, lactation, refractory rickets, hyperparathyroidism, and controlling hypocalcemia and renal osteodystrophy in patients with chronic renal failure who had undergone dialysis. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.



      The active ingredients of Shelcal Syrup 200ml are Calcium Carbonate 625mg and Vitamin D3 (also known as Cholecalciferol) 125 IU/5ml.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Calcium Carbonate is an antacid which works by neutralizing the acid released in the stomach.

      On the other hand, Vitamin D3 (also known as Cholecalciferol) is a fat-soluble vitamin naturally synthesized in the body when the skin is exposed to sunshine. It acts by regulating phosphorous and calcium levels in the body.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before using this Shelcal syrup 200ml:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup such as Calcium Carbonate and Vitamin D3 also known as Cholecalciferol.
      • History of Renal Calculi
      • Hypercalcemia
      • Hypophosphataemia
      • Patients with Digoxin toxicity
      • Hypervitaminosis D
      • Caution:
      • Hypercalciuria
      • Renal impairment
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • GI Bleeding
      • GI Obstruction
      • Renal stones
      • Leukemia
      • Lymphoma
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Cardiovascular disease
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Shelcal syrup 200ml. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

      • Constipation
      • Flatulence
      • Hypercalcemia
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Hypervitaminosis D
      • Hypercalcemia
      • Hypercalciuria
      • Nephrotoxicity
      • Hyperphosphatemia
      • Renal and CV Damage
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor.
      Shelcal syrup 200ml is meant for oral administration. Shake the bottle well before consuming. Dosage can be administered with the cap that comes along with the container.
      Avoid missing a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Dosage as directed by your physician.


      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

      • Hypercalcemia
      • Anorexia
      • Thirst
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Constipation
      • Abdominal pain
      • Muscle weakness
      • Fatigue
      • Bone pain
      • Nephrolithiasis
      • Polydipsia
      • Polyuria
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take the Shelcal Syrup 200ml only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:


      Inform your doctor if you have any renal problems before consuming the syrup.


      Inform your doctor if you have any hepatic problems before consuming the syrup.


      Calcium Carbonate: May be used during pregnancy – no known risks of fetal harm based on human data.

      Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol): May be used during pregnancy. For pregnant patients with vitamin D deficiency, 1k-2k units per day can be used. Note that there can be a risk of teratogenicity if the intake is more than the prescribed.


      Calcium Carbonate: May be used during lactation – no known risks of infant harm based on drug properties.

      Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol): May be used during lactation. Daily recommended dose: 5k-6k per day while breastfeeding. Simultaneously, the calcium levels of the breastfed infant should be monitored because there may be possible risk of infant hypercalcemia and also, there is no human data available to asses effects on production of milk and the possible risks.

      Food Interactions:

      Avoid using fiber content food along with the syrup.
      Avoid taking olestra, a polyester derived from sucrose.

      Drug Interactions:

      When used along with corticosteroids, the absorption of calcium in the body reduces.
      When used along with tetracyclines, it affects the absorption of tetracyclines.
      Urinary excretion of calcium may be decreased with the use of thiazide diuretics.

      • Keep Shelcal syrup out of sight and reach of children.
      • Store in a temperature not exceeding 25-Degree centigrade and keep it in a ventilated place.
      • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry date.
      • Do not use this medicine if any particles are floating in it.
      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 Calcium Carbonate for:

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

      How does Calcium Carbonate work:

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

      How should Calcium Carbonate 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 Calcium Carbonate :

      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 Calcium Carbonate :

      If you have an allergy to calcium 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 Calcium Carbonate 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 Calcium Carbonate :

      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

      Seller Information
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