Calcium Carbonate USP

Composition : Each film coated tablet contains Calcium Carbonate USP equivalent to 500mg Calcium.

Indications : Calcium cation are used for the treatment or prevention of calcium depletion in patients in whom dietary measures are inadequate. Calcium therapy used for the treatment of osteoporosis in elderly, tooth formation, osteomalacia, chronic hypoparathyroidism, rickets, latent tetany, hypocalcemia and as supplemental therapy for pregnancy and lactation, pre and post menopausal woman, children and adolescents (specially girls). Calcium deficiency include achlorhydria, chronic diarrhea, vitamin D deficiency, steatorrhea, sprue, pancreatitis, renal failure, alkalosis and hyperphosphatemia.

Dosage & Administration : 1 tablet daily. calcium carbonate used as a dietary supplement, such as for the prevention of osteoporosis (500-1500 mg calcium) daily is recommended in general, but again this will need to be tailored to the individual patient depending on any specific disease such as calcium deficiency malabsorption or parathyroid function. In pregnancy and lactation the Calcium Carbonate Calcium supplement. Or, as directed by the registered physician.

Use in pregnancy and lactation : Calcium containing drugs have been widely used in pregnancy by way to oral calcium supplementation or antacid therapy. Calcium carbonate can be used in lactating women too.

Packing : Each box contains 50's tablets in blister pack.

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