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Background and Date of Approval

Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc belongs to the therapeutic class of bone metabolism agents.

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Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc increases calcium levels in the blood by increasing absorption from the intestines and decreasing excretion in the urine. This is achieved through the combined effects of calcium carbonate, calcitriol, and zinc. The increased calcium levels in the blood help to strengthen bones and teeth, improve muscle function, and support cardiovascular health.

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Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc is used to prevent and treat calcium and vitamin D deficiency and bone-related conditions to improve muscle function and cardiovascular health. It is specifically used for osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets, hypocalcemia, and secondary hyperparathyroidism.

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The Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc is typically taken orally. It is important to follow the dosage instructions on the label or as your doctor prescribes.

Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined


Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc can cause high blood calcium levels (hypercalcemia). This can lead to symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, muscle weakness, and confusion.  It can also cause high blood vitamin D levels (hypervitaminosis D). This medication can increase the risk of kidney stones in people with kidney disease.


If you experience symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, muscle weakness, and confusion, stop taking it and contact your doctor immediately. People with kidney disease should use this mediation with caution.

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc are constipation, stomach upset, headache, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, muscle cramps, bone pain, joint pain, and mood changes. Serious side effects are rare but can include allergic reactions, high blood calcium levels, high blood vitamin D levels, and kidney stones.

Word Of Advice

Talk to your doctor before taking Calcitriol + Calcium carbonate + Zinc if you have any other medical conditions, such as heart disease, liver disease, or thyroid problems. Tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbs, and supplements. Do not take more of this medication than prescribed by your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication, which will help to prevent kidney stones. Eat a healthy diet with plenty of calcium and vitamin D.  If you experience any side effects, such as high blood calcium levels, kidney stones, or other serious side effects, stop taking it and contact your doctor immediately.  It is best to avoid grapefruit juice while taking medication.

Frequently Asked Question


  1. Nazanin Roohani et al. Zinc and its importance for human health: An integrative review; Journal of Research in Medical Sciences; [Published on Feb 2013]  [Accessed on Ist November 2023]; 
  2.  KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Drugs affecting calcium balance, 7th edition, 2013, 335-346.


The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.