Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules
Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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MRP 172.00
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Vitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(500.0 Iu) + Calcium Carbonate(1250.0 Mg)
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CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION

Medical Description

Gemcal-D3 capsule is a health supplement for maintaining strong bones. It is used to treat or prevent low levels of calcium in the body such as weak bones, bone loss and muscle weakness. Gemcal-D3 cap...
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Gemcal-D3 capsule contains calcium and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol /cholecalciferol).
  • Calcium: It is essential for the functioning of like nerves, 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 a lack of vitamin D, you may experience fractures, muscle pain and weakne...
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Uses of Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Gemcal-D3 capsule is used for the treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiency.
  • It is used for the treatment of osteoporosis.
  • It is also used in special populations like the elderly, pregnancy, breastfeeding who need vitamin D and calcium supplements.
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Precautions and Warnings of Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to vitamin D, calcium or any other ingredients of Gemcal D3 capsule, do not take it in this case.
  • Do not take it if you have a high level of calcium or vitamin D in the blood, a high level of calcium in the urine, kidney stones or are bedridden.
  • 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 products containing vitamin D or calcium.
  • You have high levels of cholesterol, then caution is needed.
  • Never take thyroid medicines and Gemcal D3 capsule together.
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Directions for Use of Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Take Gemcal-D3 capsule as your doctor has advised you.
  • Take it preferably after the evening meal.
  • This supplement is known to accumulate in the fat and liver, so excessive use or using it for a prolonged period can be detrimental.
  • Do not take too much of this capsule as this may lead to an overdose.
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Storage and disposal of Gemcal D3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Gemcal-D3 capsule should be stored in a cool and dry place protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

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?

  • Very few food products are a good source of vitamin D like cod liver oil, cheese and 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 D 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 and muscle weakness.
  • There is a lot of research happening that suggests that vitamin D may have a role in preventing the onset of diabetes, cancers like colon, breast and help build immunity.

Q: Can it be harmful if I take too much of Gemcal-D3 Capsule?

  • Yes, taking too much can be harmful. There is a misconception that too many vitamins are not harmful.
  • When taken in excess or in high doses for too long, excessive vitamin D and calcium can cause an overdose.
  • An overdose can cause loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, kidney stones, bone pain, excessive thirst, increased calcium in the blood, urine, muscle weakness, irregular heartbeats.
  • If you think you have taken too much of Gemcal-D3 Capsule, stop taking it and contact your doctor immediately.

Q: What are the side effects of Gemcal-D3 Capsule?

A: You may experience constipation, vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, feeling thirsty, stomach pain, muscle weakness and a high level of calcium in the urine.

Q: Can I take the Gemcal-D3 Capsule during pregnancy?

A: Gemcal-D3 Capsule should be taken under medical supervision by a pregnant woman. High doses of Vitamin D and Calcium are not be taken in pregnancy. This supplement is essential for the growth and development of the bones of the foetus.

Q: What is the use of the Gemcal D3 tablet?

A: Gemcal-D3 capsule is a health supplement used to treat or prevent low levels of calcium in the body such as weak bones, bone loss and muscle weakness. It is used for the treatment of osteoporosis. It is also used in special populations like the elderly, pregnant, breastfeeding who need vitamin D and calcium supplements.

Q: When should I take the Gemcal tablet?

A: Take the Gemcal D3 as advised by the doctor. It is best to take the Gemcal D3 after meals or at bedtime with water/milk. But take it regularly for good results.

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ContainsVitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(500.0 Iu),Calcium Carbonate(1250.0 Mg)
UsesLow calcium levels, Low levels of Vitamin D
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 04:05 PM (IST)
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