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Caldikind 60000 IU Granules

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Vitamin D3
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 28, 2020

Vitamin D3 is extremely vital for proper absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphate in the bloodstream. You can take tablets of vitamin D3 but you can also take it in the form of food products such as fish, milk, mushroom, salmon, etc.

Vitamin D3 is vital for the overall health and all the conditions relating to the bone conditions like osteoporosis. It is a useful fat-soluble vitamin synthesized in the human body from cholesterol with the help of sunlight. This helps in the normal growth of bones and cells.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Orthopedic Doctor before using this medicine.

The most common uses of vitamin D3 consumption are

  • Nutritional Deficiencies

  • Osteoporosis

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Hypercalcemia

  • Chronic Malabsorption Syndrome

Side effects that can occur because of over consuming Vitamin D3 are

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The desired results can be achieved only over a period of time. It has a prolonged duration of action.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medication is observed only after a month of taking it daily.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The use of this medication is asked to be avoided during pregnancy unless extremely necessary. Consult a doctor to know the benefits and risks of this medication. Do not exceed the daily recommended dosage.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies have been reported.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication can be taken when breast feeding but always consult a doctor and do not exceed the daily recommended dosage.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No problems have been observed with alcohol but consult a doctor when consuming the same.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no harm in driving after taking this medication however, if the side effects are observed then driving should be avoided.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    No, it does not affect kidney function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    This medication do not affect liver function.

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

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

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This is a provitamin that 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

    Suitable dose adjustments maybe required when taking along with certain medicines. A doctor should be informed when taking this with the following medicines – Omeprazole, Chloramphenicol, Ranitidine, Metformin, Phenytoin and Hydrochlorothiazide. It also interacts with the following medications: Thiazide diuretics, cholestyramine, colestipol, corticosteroids, mineral oil, phenytoin, barbiturates, digitalis glycosides, antacids (magnesium).

Ques: What is Caldikind 60000 IU Granules?

Ans: Vitamin D3 is extremely vital for proper absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphate in the bloodstream.

Ques: How long do I need to use Caldikind 60000 IU Granules before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Caldikind 60000 IU Granules?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Caldikind 60000 IU Granules empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Caldikind 60000 IU Granules?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children.

Ques: What conditions does Caldikind 60000 IU Granules treat?

Ans: It helps in treating low levels of parathyroid hormone, rickets, osteomalacia or softening of bones, osteoporosis, low vitamin D levels osteoporosis caused by glucocorticoid drugs, vitamin D deficiency, generalized changes in bone associated with renal failure, bone changes due to x-linked hypophosphatemia, softening of bones from seizure medications.

Ques: Is Vitamin D3 vegan?

Ans: As Vitamin D3 is always found in animal products, it can be difficult for vegans to ensure they maintain adequate levels in their diets. It is important to be aware that some types of vitamin D are not vegan-friendly.
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