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Generic : Calcium Carbonate+Vit. D
Therapeutic : Calcium Carbonate+Vit. D

Composition :

Labcal D Tablet: Each film coated tablet contains 500 mg of elemental Calcium equivalent to Calcium Carbonate BP 1250 mg and Vitamin D3 200 IU as Colecalciferol BP.

Description :

Calcium is an essential element and plays vital role in the body. It makes body's framework stronger by building bones. Clinical evidence suggests that calcium is useful for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and associated fractures.

Vitamin D3 is also essential for healthy bones as it aids in calcium absorption from the GI tract. In addition to this it stimulates bone formation. Controlled clinical studies show that Calcium and Vitamin D3 have synergistic effects on bone growth as well as in osteoporosis and fracture prevention.

Indications :

  • l               Treatment of osteoporosis, rickets, osteomalacia, tetany and hypoparathyroidism
  • l               In pregnancy and lactation due to increased demand
  • l               In kidney disease and pancreatitis
  • l               During therapy with antiseizure medications
  • l               The prevention and treatment of Calcium and Vitamin D3 deficiency

Dosage and Administration :

Usual adult dose: 1 tablet in the morning and 1 tablet at night.

Side effects :

Side effects of Calcium and Vitamin D3 may include an irregular heartbeat, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, weakness, headache, a metallic taste in mouth, muscle or bone pain and drowsiness.

Use in special group :

Pregnancy and lactation: Calcium and Vitamin D3 should be used considering the risk benefit ratio.

Contraindications :

  • l               Hypocalcemia and hypercalciuria
  • l               Metastatic calcification
  • l               Hypersensitivity to any of the components of this preparation

Precautions :

Caution  should  be  taken  in  patients  with  renal  impairment,  sarcoidosis, hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria.

Drug Interaction :

  • l               Calcium salts reduce absorption of bisphosphonates, ciprofloxacin, fluorides,
  • iron, levothyroxine, tetracycline and zinc
  • l               Absorption of calcium salts is reduced by corticosteroids
  • l               Increased risk of hypercalcemia when Calcium and Vitamin D3 given with thiazides and related diuretics

Storage :

Store in a cool and dry place, away from light. Keep out of the reach of children.

Commercial Pack :

Labcal D Tablet: Each box contains 3 x 10 tablets in Alu-PVDC blister pack.

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