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Calcitas D3 60000 IU Capsule

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Vitamin D3
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 23, 2019

This medication is important for proper absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphate present in the bloodstream. It can be either taken as a supplement or in the form of fish and dairy products. This medication is an essential element to improve the overall health condition and to treat diseases related to bones like osteoporosis.

This medication deficiency causes Rickets among children while adults may suffer from the brittleness of bones known as Osteomalacia. It also helps to maintain proper blood pH levels in our body. The common symptoms related to the deficiency of this medication are:

  • Frequent bone fractures
  • Fragile and brittle bones
  • Excessive fatigue and weakness
  • Difficulty in logical thinking
  • Pain in bones and joints
  • Osteoporosis, Rickets etc.
  • Bone Cancer
  • Insulin resistance that prevents body to utilise Insulin properly thereby increasing blood sugar level
  • Weak immune system and high risk of infections etc.

People who are affected with Liver’s disease, Celiac and Crohn’s disease or those with darker skin color are prone to deficiency of this capsule. In term of side effects, this medication can cause following adverse effects toxicity leading to kidney and heart failure.

This medication can be used for following conditions

  • Leber's Disease

This medication can cause below mentioned side effects

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically established. Since the active component is present in the body and supplemented through food, the duration is prolonged.
  • What is the onset of action?

    This peak effect of this medicine can be observed after 3 hours of oral administration. This is because the active component is very large in size and requires a special transportation process inside the body.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication can be given to the women who are breastfeeding but only after evaluating the benefits and risks with the doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication can be taken by women who are breastfeeding. However, the daily recommended amount should not be exceeded. You are advised to consult a doctor before taking it.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Calcitas D3 60000 IU Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

This medication is a provitamin which gets converted in the body to calcitriol and stimulates the absorption of calcium and phosphates from the intestine, kidneys and also regulates the release of calcium from bones to blood.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Phenytoin, Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide, Calcitriol, and Hydrochlorothiazide.

Ques: What is calcitas d3 60000 iu capsule?

Ans: This medication has Vitamin D3 as an active element present. It performs its action by absorbing the calcium and phosphates from the bowel.

Ques: What are the uses of calcitas d3 60000 iu capsule?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as nutritional supplementation, osteoporosis, hypoparathyroidism, Vitamin D resistant rickets and familial hypophosphatemia.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of calcitas d3 60000 iu capsule?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of Calcitas D3 which are as follows: hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, allergy, mental confusion, and constipation.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal calcitas d3 60000 iu capsule?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Ques: How long do I need to use Calcitas D3 60000 IU Capsule before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Calcitas D3 60000 IU Capsule?

Ans: Contraindication to calcitas D3. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Calcitas D3 60000 IU Capsule safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Ques: Will Calcitas D3 60000 IU Capsule be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, allergy, mental confusion, constipation, etc.
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