|Description||CalCal - 250mg|
|Generic Name||Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin D3|
CalCal 250 mg
Calcal is a medication used for the treatment of certain types of nutritional deficiencies. It is prescribed to those who are dealing with low blood calcium levels or who are not able to get enough calcium from their diets. It helps to prevent condition caused by low calcium levels such as weak bones, osteoporosis, and certain muscle disease. The medicine contains two active ingredients namely calcium carbonate and vitamin D3. The medicine can also be taken by people those have a deficiency of vitamin D. Its regular intake makes sure that pregnant women or nursing mothers, or women with post menopause are getting enough calcium to prevent bone loss at their most critical times. Calcium plays a crucial role in the body. It is considered necessary for normal functioning of cells, bones, nerves, and muscles. When your body doesn’t get enough calcium, it takes calcium from your bones, which results in weakening of bones or in severe cases it may lead to bones loss (Osteoporosis). Getting enough amount of calcium assures building of strong bones.
Clinical Uses of Calcal 250 Mg
The main active ingredients present in this Calcal 250 mg medicine are calcium carbonate and vitamin D3. The combination drug is a perfect choice for those who have a deficiency of vitamin D and low calcium levels. This is an ideal option for those who do not get enough calcium and vitamin D from their diet. It effectively treats low levels of blood calcium and may also be used in women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or at their postmenopausal phase. In this condition, regulation and maintaining of blood calcium are essential.
Mechanism of Action
Calcal drug 250 mg contains calcium carbonate and vitamin D as the active ingredients. Calcium carbonate increases the absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the body which is required for building strong bones. You can say that; it is a dietary supplement which fulfills the need of enough calcium in the body. Calcium is a necessary element for normal body functions, especially bone formation and maintenance of strong bones. This is how calcium carbonate prevents and treat calcium deficiencies. Vitamin D provides enough vitamin D to your body and addresses the deficiency lack of vitamin D3 in the body.
The dose and duration depend on various factors including weight, age, condition of the patient as well as medical history. It is wise to consider a health care expert before using Calcal 250 mg tablets. He/she will decide the best dose for you based on your condition and other factors highlighted above. Get your health care professional approval first to get the most out of our calcium and vitamin D drug. Generally, Calcal tablet is taken with food or after a meal with a glass of water and should not be chewed or crushed. Take it as per your health care provider’s instructions.
Possible Side Effects of Calcal 250 Mg
Rash, nausea accompanied by vomiting, and diarrhea are the commonly reported side effects of this medicine. Contact your health care specialist if any of these persist for a long time.