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Calcium Pantothenate Health Feed

Hi! just I want to know the side effects of calcium pantothenate, biotin & zinc table. It is safe to use? Please suggest me.

Dr.Sajeev Kumar 87% (39750ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
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just I want to know the side effects of calcium pantothenate, biotin & zinc table. It is safe to use? Please sugg...
All these are vitamins and needed for body .it is safe to take them symptoms of biotin deficiency include hair loss, dry skin, a scaly rash around the eyes or mouth, dry eyes, fatigue, and depression. Many people take biotin supplements in hopes of treating hair loss, cradle cap in infants, and brittle nails. Vitamin b5 is commercially available as d-pantothenic acid, as well as dexpanthenol and calcium pantothenate, which are chemicals made in the lab from d-pantothenic acid. Pantothenic acid is frequently used in combination with other b vitamins in vitamin b complex formulations. Zinc is needed for the proper growth and maintenance of the human body. It is found in several systems and biological reactions, and it is needed for immune function, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid function, and much more.
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Are pantothenic acid and calcium pantothenate same or different? Earlier I was using pantothenic acid for acne, but due to its unavailability I found calcium pantothenate in drug store. Please tell me are both same and work similar for acne or not?

Dr.Subhash Bharti 89% (47ratings)
DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist, Pune
Are pantothenic acid and calcium pantothenate same or different?
Earlier I was using pantothenic acid for acne, but d...
Hello pantothenic acid is basically a form of vitamin b present naturally in many food. Calcium pantothenate is again another form of same thing that we take through several nutritional supplements. Now coming to it's use in pimples. There are several studies that mentions it's usefulness in decreasing pimples. Both of them does help. But today there are several treatment options with better results than pantothenic acids. So if it is working and you are happy with result you can continue calcium pantothenate else consult a dermatologist and get proper treatment.
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Hello doctor my hair turning grey from past 6 months my docs give me karablack calcium pantothenate tablets and greyex solution for one month. May you suggest me better solution.

Dr.S.Bhattacharjee 91% (399ratings)
DVDL, MBBS
Dermatologist, Ranchi
Hello doctor my hair turning grey from past 6 months my docs give me karablack calcium pantothenate tablets and greye...
You need to continue the medications (prescribed above) for atleast 3 months. U can check your iron/ vit b12 level. Greyx / q sera black lotion are usually prescribed for premature grey hair. Thanks.
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Is calcium necessary to take with vitamin d if calcium levels are enough and vitamin d is low.

Dr.Nash Kamdin 94% (6746ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Is calcium necessary to take with vitamin d if calcium levels are enough and vitamin d is low.
Dear lybrateuser, - It is not necessary to take calcium if your calcium level is in normal range, take only vit d supplement if it is low.
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Hello sir, In my Body there is less of calcium how to get calcium? Please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician,
Hello sir, In my Body there is less of calcium how to get calcium? Please tell me.
Have plenty of milk and diary product which contains lot of calcium and alsonyou should have sandoz calcium tablet onendaily as a suplimentarybdiet lac of calcium causes osteoarthritis osteoporosis of bones. Have balanced diet of fat protein and carbohydrates. Have plenty of water by mouth.
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Why do grey hair comes due to which vitamins deficiency and what to eat to get deficiencies vitamins ?i am getting grey hair on my beard what should I do to change to black colour ?I searched in google I got the answer that Calcium Pantothenate 200 mg taking for few months is curable?

Dr.Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (33630ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Why do grey hair comes due to which vitamins deficiency and what to eat to get deficiencies vitamins ?i am getting gr...
it comes because of vitamin deficiencies, genetics, stress, other systemic diseases, hormonal imbalance etc. you will need to take proper teatment. One Calcium Pantothenate will not do the cure.
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Well doctor, I am 20 years old ,i have been taking calcium pantothenate (penthovit 300 mg) tablets as prescribed by my dermatologist in order to prevent premature greying of hair. After 2 months of taking it, m facing back pain .is this the side effect of this 490416medicine or does it cause diabetes. What should I do? Does it cause diabetes?

Dr.Pankhuri Agarwal 87% (55ratings)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Well doctor, I am 20 years old ,i have been taking calcium pantothenate (penthovit 300 mg) tablets as prescribed by m...
Hello, mostly it doesn't, but you can get it checked. If you are facing back pain then start taking thrice a week for one month. For further consultation, you can contact me. Regards.
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Sleep and Calcium

FRHS, Ph.D Paed Neuro Rehabilitation, MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Sleep and Calcium
Sleep and Calcium
Are you unable to sleep well at night? Calcium deficiency may be the reason. Scientists have identified a key calcium channels are selective gateways in neuron walls that are integral in neuron firing ensuring all parts of the brain keep talking to one another
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Calcium Supplements: Why You Should Think Twice

Dr.Vikram Gidwani 93% (343ratings)
MBBS
Sexologist, Chittorgarh
Calcium Supplements: Why You Should Think Twice

For many people, popping a calcium tablet is something which has benefits, but at the same time does no harm. After all, who does not want to have strong bones and healthy teeth? The unfortunate part is that things are not so simple and a lot of research has debunked this.

Take, for example, the findings that when an old woman has calcium, the fracture rates are not all that different as compared to one who has not had calcium supplements. In addition to this, it was also found as part of a study that there is no positive impact on the mineral density of the hip.

As a matter of fact, calcium tablets and supplements can pose a significant risk, as well. While it is true that calcium does help in the effort of getting heart disease, an amount which is greater than the dietary limit does not. Actually, the excess calcium may increase the risk. This is true when it comes to calcium from supplements and not calcium which is absorbed by the way of food. So, what sort of additional risk is there? A study found that people who receive calcium from a tablet or another similar source have about a 140% greater chance of a heart attack!

How much is too much?

A thousand milligrammes of calcium in excess of the requirement on a daily basis is said to increase the risk of death from CVD or cardiovascular disease by about a fifth. Not a trivial amount, by any measure.

But why does this happen?

The key to answering this question comes from how the calcium is absorbed by the body. When calcium from food is eaten, the rate of it being released is a lot slower as compared to calcium from tablets. Also, when there is excess calcium, it is not absorbed and kept in reserve by the body but is excreted in the form of urine. So, this calcium going through the kidneys can cause some trouble there, as well!

Yes or No?

So, what is to be done in order to make sure one is having a sufficient amount of calcium? Well, there are a lot of sources and consuming things such as dairy products and fish, along with dark leafy vegetables are some great ways to get natural calcium. Only if a person has very low calcium levels should calcium tablets be consumed? It is well worth remembering that too much of a good thing is a bad thing!

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Absorption Of Calcium!

Dt.Neha Suryawanshi 92% (20552ratings)
M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Absorption Of Calcium!

Absorption Of Calcium!

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