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Calinta Kit Tablet 1

Calinta Kit Tablet 1


    • Rs. 378.00

    Uses :

    Ibandronic Acid Ibandronic acid is used to treat osteoporosis (a bone-thinning disease) in men, in women after menopause, and osteoporosis associated with steroid drugs. Calcium Calcium is a dietary calcium supplement which is used for the treatment of hypocalcemia or low blood calcium levels. It is also used to treat osteoporosis, heartburn, indigestion, and hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic renal failure. Calcitriol Calcitriol is an active metabolite of vitamin D which is used to treat low levels of calcium that occurs due to conditions such as hypoparathyroidism, chronic renal dialysis, and plaque psoriasis. Zinc Zinc is an essential mineral that is available as a dietary supplement. Zinc helps in bone mineralization and maintaining bone matrix. It also improves the immune system, aids in wound healing and cell division, and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.

    Mode of drug action

    Ibandronic Acid Ibandronic acid acts by inhibiting the activity of bone cells called osteoclasts. Thus, it prevents bone loss. Calcium Calcium supplements calcium in the diet. It also prevents absorption of phosphate from the gastrointestinal tract in people with kidney disease. Calcitriol promotes absorption of dietary calcium from the gastrointestinal tract and increases renal tubular reabsorption, thereby increasing blood calcium levels. It also promotes calcium release from bone cells. Calcitriol Calcitriol is a steroid hormone which binds to the vitamin D receptors and helps in the absorption of calcium. Zinc Zinc in required for the normal growth of the body.

    What are the common side effects?

    Ibandronic Acid The common side effects of ibandronic acid are stomach discomfort, gastritis, nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, joint or muscle pain, headache, breathing difficulty. Calcium The common side effects of calcium are constipation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion, increased thirst, and abdominal pain. Calcitriol The main side effect of calcitriol is hyperglycemia. Other effects include weakness, loss of appetite, metallic taste, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst, sweating, itching, and headache. Zinc The common side effects of zinc are vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and metallic taste in the mouth.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid using Calinta medicine, if allergic to any of the ingredients in it.

    • Use Calinta medicine only at recommended doses under doctor’s guidance.

    • Discontinue Calinta medicine and immediately consult the doctor if allergic symptoms are developed.

    • Take medical consultation before using Calinta medicine during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    • Do not take herbal supplements along with Calinta medicine to avoid drug interactions.

    • Make sure to keep Calinta medicine away from children.

    • Take medical consultation before using any drug along with Calinta medicine.

    What else should I know?

    1. How to take the ibandronic acid tablets? Take the ibandronic acid tablets in the early hours before eating anything or at least after 6 hours of taking food.

    2. Can I take ibandronic acid tablets with fruit juice? No. Take the ibandronic acid tablets with a glass of water. You should not take any drinks for about an hour after taking the medicine.

    3. What if I forget a dose of ibandronic acid? Use the missed dose soon as you remember. But if it is nearly time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.

    4. What to do in the case of an overdose with ibandronic acid tablets? Immediately call up for medical help in the case of an overdose with ibandronic acid.

    5. How to store ibandronic acid tablets? Store the ibandronic acid tablets in a moisture free environment, away from heat and light. Calcium

    1. Is calcium good for health? Calcium is a dietary calcium supplement and can be used to treat low blood levels of calcium.

    2. Is calcium used to treat osteoporosis? Osteoporosis occurs due to low calcium levels. Calcium, a calcium supplement, can help in treating and preventing osteoporosis.

    3. Can calcium be taken with milk? Yes. Consuming foods fortified with vitamin D can enhance calcium absorption. So, you can consume milk, egg yolks, or fish along with the use of calcium.

    4. Can calcium be taken with food? It is preferable to take calcium after a meal as acid produced in the stomach during digestion can help in calcium absorption.

    5. Is calcium safe in pregnancy? Calcium can be used during pregnancy as a calcium supplement. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor before taking the medication. Calcitriol

    1. Do I need to follow special dietary instructions while taking calcitriol? Yes. You need to take calcium rich foods as the medication is effective only in the presence of adequate levels of calcium in the body. However, do not consume too much of calcium foods as excess intake may cause adverse effects.

    2. Is calcitriol safe in pregnancy? No significant scientific data is present to determine the safe use of calcitriol in pregnancy. It is recommended to consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    3. Is calcitriol same as vitamin D? Calcitriol is the active metabolite of vitamin D. Skin synthesis plain form of vitamin D, which is metabolized into calcidiol in liver. In the kidney, calcidiol is further metabolized into calcitriol, the active metabolite.

    4. I am experiencing a metallic taste in mouth and loss of appetite after taking calcitriol. Is that common? Loss of appetite and metallic taste are effects seen due to increased calcium levels in the blood due to the use of calcitriol. Your doctor may do a dose adjustment of calcitriol medication to subside these effects.

    5. Can I take vitamin D supplements along with calcitriol? No. You should not take vitamin D supplements, multivitamins that contain Zinc

    1. Is zinc an over-the-counter medication? Yes. Zinc is used as an ingredient in many over-the-counter vitamin and nutrient supplements.

    2. What is the recommended dietary intake of zinc? The recommended dietary intake of zinc is 4 to 7 mg per day for women and

    5.5 to 9.5 mg per day for men.

    3. What are the dietary sources of zinc? Milk, eggs, cheese, nuts, pulses, and wholegrain cereals are the dietary sources of zinc.

    4. What are the safety precautions for taking a zinc supplement? You need to take the medication as prescribed by your doctor. Usually, it is considered safe in recommended doses even in infants, children, pregnant and lactating women.

    5. Can I take antibiotics while using zinc supplement? Antibiotics may interact with zinc. So, you should take a doctor’s advice before taking antibiotics along with zinc supplements.

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