Calcium Carbonate 500 mg + Vit D3 250 I.U Tablet
Calcium Carbonate 500 mg
It is a white, odourless powder with chalky taste. It acts quickly and the action is prolonged. It has a high neutralizing capacity.
As an antacid in peptic ulcer, dyspepsia, hyperacidity, heartburn, reflux oesophagitis. As a calcium supplement, osteoporosis, CRF.
Prolonged use with high dose may cause hypercalcemia with associated systemic complications.
Constipation and fecal concretions.
As an antacid 200-500 mg. Tid/Qid. As a cal. Supplement- 2 to 4 gm/day.
Vitamin D is the collective name given to antirachitic substances synthesized in the body and found in foods activated by UV radiation. Including cholecalciferol (vit.D3) and calciferol (vit D2).
Physiological role: It regulates mineral metabolism by increasing calcium and phosphate absorption from the intestinal tract & by enhancing tubule reabsorption of calcium and phosphate in kidney. It also enhances resorption of calcium and phosphate from bone.
Rickets in children and Osteomalacia in adults.
Prophylaxis 400 IU/ day
Treatment 3000-4000 IU/day