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Calcium Sandoz Orange Flavour Strip Of 100 Tablets

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By NOVARTIS INDIA LTD
100 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Calcium(500.0 Mg) + Vitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(250.0 Iu)
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CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION

Medical Description

Calcium Sandoz is used to treat and prevent the deficiency of Vitamin D and Calcium. It contains Vitamin D3, which is also known as Cholecalciferol or Colecalciferol. This medicine is also used as sup...
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Calcium: It is essential for functioning of like nerve, muscles, cells and bone strength.
  • Vitamin D3: It increases the absorption of calcium and phosphorous from the intestine. It is crucial for bone strength. Due to lack of vitamin D, you may experience fractures, muscle pain, weakness.
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uses

Uses of Calcium Sandoz Orange 100`S

  • For treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiency.
  • For treatment of osteoporosis.
  • In special populations like elderly, pregnancy, breast feeding who need vitamin D and calcium supplements.
sideEffects

Side effects of Calcium Sandoz Orange 100`S

  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Frequent urination
  • Muscle weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Calcium Sandoz Orange 100`S

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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to vitamin D, calcium or any other ingredients of this medicine, do not take in this case.
  • Do not take it if you have high level of calcium or vitamin D in blood, high level of calcium in urine, kidney stones or are bed ridden.
  • You are suffering from tissue calcification (deposit of calcium in body tissues).
  • You are suffering from malabsorption.
  • You have kidney problems or blood cancer.
  • You are taking any other product containing vitamin D or calcium.
  • You have high levels of cholesterol, then caution is needed.
  • Never take thyroid medicine and this product together.
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Directions for Use of Calcium Sandoz Orange 100`S

  • Take this medicine as your doctor has advised you. Take it preferably after the evening meal. This vitamin is known to accumulated in the fat and liver, so excessive use or use for prolonged period ca...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Which foods are a good source of vitamin D?

  • Few foods are a good source of vitamin D like cod liver oil, cheese, egg yolk.
  • Vitamin D is formed under our skin when we are exposed to the sun.
  • Sun exposure from 10 am to 3 pm at least twice a week for 10-30 minutes can help prevent vitamin deficiency.

Q: Why should one take vitamin D?

  • With our current lifestyle, we are all based indoors in air-conditioned offices, houses and cars; with hardly any exposure to the sun.
  • This is leading to increased vitamin D deficiency in all age groups and more fractures, muscle weakness.
  • There is a lot of research happening suggesting that vitamin D may have a role in preventing the onset of diabetes, cancers like colon, breast, help build immunity.

Q: This is a health supplement, can it be harmful if I take it too much?

  • Yes taking too much can be harmful. There is a misconception that too many vitamins are not harmful.
  • When taken in excess or high doses for too long excessive vitamin D and calcium can cause an overdose.
  • Overdose can cause loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, kidney stones, bone pain, excessive thirst, increased calcium in the blood, urine, muscle weakness, irregular heartbeat.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, stop taking it and contact your doctor immediately.

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ContainsCalcium(500.0 Mg),Vitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(250.0 Iu)
UsesVitamin D and calcium deficiency, bone disorders
Side effectsConstipation, vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite
Last Updated on: 21 Jun 2021 | 03:27 PM (IST)
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