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Shelcal 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Shelcal 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Shelcal 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
101.58*
MRP 119.50
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Medical Description

Shelcal 500 Tablet is a vitamin and mineral supplement. It contains calcium and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol /cholecalciferol) as the main ingredient. Shelcal 500 Tablet is used to treat vitamin D and

Calcium deficiency. Calcium and Vitamin D3 are two crucial components for maintaining healthy bones and joints. The deficiency of these two nutrients can lead to bone and joint-related disorders. Thus Shelcal 500 helps treat osteoporosis and other bone-related problems. Shelcal 500 is a nutritional supplement and should not be treated as a substitute for a balanced diet. You should not take this supplement if you are allergic to any component of it, have a kidney-related problem or have an increased level of vitamin D in the body.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹101.58
You Save₹17.92 (15% on MRP)
ContainsCalcium(500.0 Mg) + Vitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(250.0 Iu)
UsesVitamin D and calcium deficiency
TherapyCALCIUM AND VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Calcium is a vital mineral essential for maintaining structure and function. It plays an important role in nerve transmission, hormone secretion, muscle contraction and vascular functions.
  • Vitamin D3 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 weakness.

Uses of SHELCAL 500MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • To treat vitamin D and Calcium deficiency.
  • To treat osteoporosis and other bone-related problems.
  • For healthy and strong bones & joints.
  • As an adjuvant to diet in the elderly, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Precautions and Warnings of SHELCAL 500MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to vitamin D, calcium or any other ingredients of Shelcal 500.
  • You have a high level of Calcium or Vitamin D in the blood, a high level of Calcium in 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 product containing Vitamin D or Calcium.
  • you have high levels of cholesterol, then caution is needed.
  • Never take thyroid medicine and Shelcal 500 tablets together.

Directions for Use of SHELCAL 500MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Take Shelcal 500 Tablet, as your doctor has advised you.
  • Take it preferably after the evening meal.
  • You should not consume Shelcal 500 tablet more than the daily recommended dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: Very few food products are a good source of vitamin D like cod liver oil, cheese, egg yolk.

Q: Why should one take vitamin D?

A: With the current lifestyle, we are all based indoors in air-conditioned offices, houses and cars, with hardly any exposure to the sun.

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

A: Yes, taking too much Shelcal 500 can be harmful. There is a misconception that too much of vitamins are not harmful.

Q: What is Shelcal 500 tablet used for?

A: Shelcal 500 is used to treat Calcium and Vitamin deficiency. It helps in maintaining healthy bones and joints.

Q: Can I take Shelcal 500 with vitamin D3?

A: Shelcal 500 contains Vitamin D3 and Calcium. Taking another supplement containing Vitamin D3 may lead to overdose and undesirable effects.

Q: Is Shelcal 500 good for muscle twitches?

A: No, the Shelcal 500 is a nutritional supplement it does not have action in controlling muscle twitches. Muscle twitches are spontaneous contraction of a muscle or muscle group. Muscle twitches may be caused due to stress, improper form of some exercise, poor diet, due to consumption of too much caffeine or stress. It usually goes on its own but if it is causing too much discomfort to you seek medical help.

Q: Is Shelcal 500 good for diabetic patients?

A: Yes, the Shelcal 500 can be consumed by diabetics if recommended by their treating doctor. However, it is not known if calcium and vitamin D3 have any action in keeping increased blood sugar under control that is vital for people suffering from diabetes.

Q: What is the best time to take Shelcal?

A: Shelcal should preferably be taken after meals or as suggested by the doctor. The calcium and vitamin D present in Shelcal get absorbed well in the presence of food. So you can take it in the morning after the first meal. Also. It is advisable to take it regularly for best results.

Q: What is the composition of Shelcal 500?

A: The composition of Shelcal 500 consists of calcium and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol /cholecalciferol) as the main ingredient. These two are crucial components for maintaining healthy bones and joints and deficiency of these two nutrients can lead to bone and joint-related disorders.

Q: Can I take Shelcal 500 in pregnancy?

A: Yes, Shelcal 500 is safe during pregnancy. However, it is advised to take any supplement only after the doctor's advice, during pregnancy. The doctor will decide the appropriate dose.

Q: Is vitamin D3 good for kidneys?

A: Vitamin D3 is reported to have numerous reported benefits. However, vitamin D3 might cause damage to the kidney in individual cases, that are not vitamin deficit.
Last Updated on: 18 August 2022 | 7:10 PM (IST)

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