Calcium Carbonate USP

Composition : Calcium Carbonate equivalent to 500mg Calcium Tablet

Indication : 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 and administration : One tablet daily or, as directed by the physician. The tablets must be swallowed. Calcium carbonate should be given with meals.

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 woman too.

Packing : Caldil : 30's tablets in a container.

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