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Hypophos Tablet

Manufacturer: Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Calcium
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: August 13, 2021

Hypophos Tablet is the key mineral which helps in the maintenance of bone health. It also has other benefits, for instance it improves muscle function, keeps heart rhythm strong and maintains the level of other minerals (potassium, magnesium, phosphorous) in the blood stream.

While Hypophos Tablet is naturally found in dairy products or vegetables like kale and broccoli and cereals, the mineral is also prescribed as a supplement for the treatment of a number of health problems like osteoporosis and osteopenia. Hypophos Tablet also effectively control hypertension and is known to reduce the symptoms of PMS to a great extent.

Hypophos Tablet when consumed in normal doses can result in some side effects like gas, constipation and bloating. Hypophos Tablet consumed in high doses can result in the formation of kidney stones in the body, especially in case of men. Individuals who are taking Hypophos Tablet supplements as well as following a rich calcium diet are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke.

Before starting Hypophos Tablet supplements, inform your doctor about any medicines and over the counter drugs that you are taking. This is primarily because, Hypophos Tablet may react with other medication causing certain complications. Patients with kidney problem, bone tumours and heart issues should not take Hypophos Tablet supplements unless otherwise recommended by their doctor.

Symptoms of overdose include lethargy, nausea, vomiting, coma. Following withdrawal of the drug, treatment consists of bed rest, liberal intake of fluids, reduced calcium intake, and cathartic administration.

Severe hypercalcemia requires I.V. hydration and forced diuresis. Urine output should be monitored and maintained at >3 mL/kg/hour. I.V. saline and natriuretic agents (eg, furosemide) can quickly and significantly increase excretion of calcium.

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 primary uses of this drug are:

  • Allergy

  • Ventricular Fibrillation

  • Hypercalcemia

The common side effects of this medicine are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Dosage adjustments may be necessary depending on the serum calcium levels. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Hypophos Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Calcium Dobesilate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication is a mineral supplement, which is essential for proper bone retention and development in the body. When the blood levels of calcium are high in the body, it gets deposited in the bones, while when the blood levels are low, the bones release the calcium levels in the bloodstream.

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

    • Decreased effect: Calcium may antagonize the effects of calcium channel blockers, atenolol, and sodium polystyrene sulfonate.
    • Increased toxicity: Administer cautiously to a digitalized patient, may precipitate arrhythmias; hypercalcemia induced by thiazides may be increased with calcium administration.

Ques: Is Hypophos Tablet good to take?

Ans: Yes, Calcium tablets and supplements are good if you take it. Patients, however, should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Ques: Can I take Hypophos Tablet with Forteo?

Ans: Yes, you can take Calcium with Forteo if it is recommended by your doctor. It is to be mentioned that Forteo (teriparatide) is a man-made form of hormone which is to treat the weakening of the bone (osteoporosis).

Ques: What can I take for Hypophos Tablet in Calcium deficiency?

Ans: Adequate dietary intake and/ or Calcium supplement is recommended in patients with Calcium deficiency. Patients should follow the advice given by their medical practitioner.

Ques: Can I take Hypophos Tablet with milk?

Ans: Yes, the patient can take calcium with milk or milk supplements.

Ques: Can I take Hypophos Tablet with iron?

Ans: No, iron supplements should not be taken with calcium supplements, as they interact to form non-absorbable complexes.

Ques: Can I take Hypophos Tablet with vitamin C?

Ans: There has been no study to prove the interaction between Vitamin C and calcium. However, patients should follow the advice of the medical practitioner regarding its use.

Ques: Can I take Hypophos Tablet with coffee/ tea?

Ans: No, coffee/ tea can reduce the absorption of Calcium in the body.

Ques: Does Hypophos Tablet help in weight loss/weight gain?

Ans: Studies conducted do not report the role of Calcium in weight loss or increase in weight. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Ques: Does Hypophos Tablet tablet cause kidney stones?

Ans: Yes, Calcium supplement may cause kidney stones if taken at a larger dose or for prolonged duration.

Ques: Does Hypophos Tablet cause constipation?

Ans: Yes, consumption of Calcium may cause constipation.
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