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Corcium C Tablet 10

Corcium C Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 109.00

    Uses :

    Vitamin D3 Vitamin D3 is indicated for the treatment of vitamin D deficiency, bone disorders such as rickets, osteoporosis, osteomalacia, treatment of hypoparathyroidism, and other conditions where vitamin D3 is deficient which include celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, and liver problems. 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.

    Mode of drug action


    Vitamin D3 Vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol is a steroid hormone that regulates calcium and phosphorus absorption, bone mineralization, and vitamin A assimilation. In the body, vitamin D3 is converted into its active form calcitriol. Calcitriol acts by increasing the absorption of calcium and phosphorus, bone resorption, and renal tubular reabsorption of calcium. It also promotes intestinal absorption of calcium. Thus, calcitriol increases the levels of serum calcium. Calcium Calcium supplements calcium in the diet. It also prevents absorption of phosphate from the gastrointestinal tract in people with kidney disease.

    What are the common side effects?

    Vitamin D3 The cholecalciferol or Vitamin D3 side effects include loss of appetite, increased urination, increased thirst, mental/mood changes, muscle weakness, constipation, and unusual tiredness. Calcium The common side effects of calcium are constipation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion, increased thirst, and abdominal pain.

    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

    • Do not take Corcium C drug if allergic reaction has been experienced to any of its ingredients in the past. There is every possibility to have a similar reaction which may be a serious Corcium C side effect.

    • Corcium C should not be used by the patients with extremely high levels of calcium or vitamin D (e.g. parathyroid gland disorders and sarcoidosis).

    • Before taking any other drugs along with the Corcium C medicine, inform a doctor to avoid unwanted effects due to the interactions.

    • It is especially important to avoid ceftriaxone due to the risk of damage to lungs and kidneys.

    • Corcium C should be taken with caution by people having conditions such as achlorhydria (low stomach acid), hypo or hyperphosphatemia (low or high phosphate levels), hypothyroidism, and poor kidney function.

    • Pregnant or breastfeeding women should take medication only with a doctor’s recommendation.

    • Take the exact dosage as prescribed by the doctor. Exceeding the dose can lead to unwanted effects of the drug.

    • Go through the label thoroughly to know the side effects and safety instructions before use.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is it safe to use Vitamin D3 during pregnancy? If the benefits outweigh the potential risks, vitamin D3 can be used in pregnancy. Before taking the drug, you must consult your doctor.

    2. Is it safe to drive while on vitamin D3 medication? If you experience dizziness, or headache as the side effect of the drug, it may not be safe to drive. So, check how you react to the drug before driving.

    3. Can I stop taking the drug immediately or do I need to taper it? Certain medications require tapering of the dose or frequency and may cause rebound effects if stopped immediately. You must seek the medical advice before stopping the medication.

    4. Can cholecalciferol be used for the treatment of osteoporosis and rickets? Yes. Cholecalciferol is considered as best vitamin D3 supplement for treating the bone disorders such as osteoporosis and rickets. Do not use the drug without consulting your physician.

    5. What are the signs and symptoms of overdose with cholecalciferol? The signs and symptoms of vitamin D3 overdose are weakness, metallic taste in your mouth, nausea, frequent urination, and vomiting. Seek medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms. 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 the acid produced in the stomach during digestion can help in calcium absorption.

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

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