We deliver across India Medlife.com Upload Prescription Blog Health Articles Free Home Delivery *
Coecoral D3 225 MG/400 Iu Capsule 10

Coecoral D3 225 MG/400 Iu Capsule 10

Medlife

    • Rs. 115.00

    Uses :

    Elemental calcium Elemental Calcium is used to treat low blood calcium levels in the body. It is also used to treat the conditions such as bone loss in osteoporosis, weak bones, hypoparathyroidism, and rickets. Vitamin D3 Vitamin D3 (also called calcitriol) is used to treat hyperparathyroidism (increased production of the hormones). In patients with chronic kidney failure, calcitriol helps to treat metabolic bone disease and calcium deficiency. It is given during the treatment of rickets disease in children (a bone deformation disorder) which occurs due to vitamin D deficiency.

    Mode of drug action


    Elemental calcium Elemental Calcium orotate plays a vital role in the body. It supports normal functioning of nerves, cells, bone, and muscles. It provides sufficient calcium useful for the body, as the body takes calcium from bones if enough calcium is not present in the blood. Calcium orotate treats the conditions and makes calcium available for utilization. Vitamin D3 Vitamin D3 is a steroid hormone which binds to the vitamin D receptors and helps in the absorption of calcium.

    What are the common side effects?

    Elemental calcium The common side effects of Elemental Calcium orotate are constipation, upset stomach, nausea, weight loss, mental and mood changes. Vitamin D3 The common side effects of calcitriol are fatigue, weakness, sleepiness, headache, dry mouth, metallic taste, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, etc. However, these side effects do not occur at the normal doses and are seen in only a few patients.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Coecoral D3 medicine if allergic to any of the ingredients in it.

    • Coecoral D3 medicine is recommended to take along with food.

    • Do not use Coecoral D3 medicine if planning to become pregnant or already pregnant.

    • Avoid Coecoral D3 medicine in conditions like renal disorders, allergic reactions, high calcium levels etc.

    • Keep Coecoral D3 medicine away from children.

    What else should I know?

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

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

    3. I am diagnosed to have high phosphate levels in the blood. Can I take Elemental calcium? No, patients with high phosphate levels are not prescribed Elemental calcium.

    4. Does Elemental calcium cause renal calculi? Yes, Elemental calcium may cause renal calculi.

    5. What care should I take while using Elemental calcium? Avoid eating foods which are rich in phosphate. Reduce the consumption of cereals, spinach, and rhubarb. Do not take other medications within 2 hours before or after taking Elemental calcium. Vitamin D3

    1. Can I take antacids while using vitamin D3? Calcitriol or vitamin D3 can interfere with the absorption of some of the antacids. Therefore, take only those antacids which are prescribed by your doctor.

    2. What is the dose of calcitriol for adults in the treatment of hyperparathyroidism? The usual initial dose of calcitriol for adults in the treatment of hyperparathyroidism is 0.25 mcg per day, taken orally. This may be later increased to 0.5 mcg if required.

    3. What happens if I forget to take a dose of calcitriol? It is not very harmful and you need not worry. Take the next dose at its scheduled time leaving the missed dose if it is too late.

    4. What happens with an overdose of calcitriol? An overdose of calcitriol can lead to some serious side effects such as behavioral changes and needs immediate medical help.

    5. How to store calcitriol? Store the calcitriol in the original package, away from heat, light, moisture and children.

    You may also like