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Calyst Z Tablet

Salt Composition : Calcium,calcitriol,zinc


Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 173
Price :156
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Introduction to Calyst Z Tablet

Calyst Z Tablet contains active components called Calcitriol, Calcium carbonate and zinc. This medication prevents and treats calcium deficiency, which can lead to weak bones and teeth. It is also used to treat certain bone conditions, such as osteoporosis. It helps manage secondary hyperparathyroidism(overactivity of the parathyroid glands in response to chronic kidney disease) and renal osteodystrophy(a skeletal disorder that arises from mineral and hormonal imbalances associated with chronic kidney disease).

People allergic to Calyst Z Tablet or its components should not take this medication. People with kidney disease should use it with caution. This is because this medication can increase the risk of kidney stones in people with kidney disease. It contains calcium carbonate and calcitriol, both of which can increase blood calcium levels and calcium levels in the urine. Therefore, it is not recommended in people with hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria. It should be avoided in patients with vitamin D toxicity, sarcoidosis, and digitalis toxicity.

Calyst Z Tablet should be cautiously used in old age. This is because older adults are at an increased risk of hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, and kidney disease. This medication  is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years. This is because there is limited information on the safety and efficacy of it.

Uses of Calyst Z Tablet

  • Calcium and vitamin D deficiency
  • Treating postmenopausal osteoporosis
  • Treating renal osteodystrophy
  • Managing secondary hyperparathyroidism
  • Improving bone density
  • Reducing the risk of muscle cramps
  • Improving nerve function
  • Supporting cardiovascular health

Therapeutic Effects of Calyst Z Tablet

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

Interaction of Calyst Z Tablet with other drugs

Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with the Calyst Z Tablet, reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.

More Information about Calyst Z Tablet

  • Stored at room temperature from 15-30°C
  • Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

How to consume Calyst Z Tablet

The Calyst Z Tablet is typically taken orally. Following the dosage instructions on the label or as your doctor prescribes is important.

Safety Advices for Calyst Z Tablet

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There is limited information on the safety of Calyst Z Tablet in pregnancy,  so it is important to talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medication.

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Breast Feeding


Consult your doctor before using Calyst Z Tablet if you are a breastfeeding woman as there is limited information on its safety.

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Calyst Z Tablet is not likely to affect your lungs. However, consult your healthcare provider for specific concerns or lung conditions.

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If you have severe liver problems, consult your healthcare provider before taking Calyst Z Tablet.

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Alcohol can interact with Calyst Z Tablet and increase the risk of side effects. Therefore, it is not safe to take alcohol while taking this medication.

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Calyst Z Tablet is not known to impair one's driving ability, so it is typically safe to operate a vehicle after vaccination. However, some individuals may experience mild side effects, such as fatigue or dizziness, so it's advisable to consult a healthcare professional.

Side Effects of Calyst Z Tablet

t Z Tablet causes some side effects like all medications, although not everyone will experience them. 


  • Allergic reaction
  • High blood calcium levels (hypercalcemia)
  • High blood vitamin D levels (hypervitaminosis D)
  • Kidney stones
  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset and vomiting


  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset and vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle cramps
  • Bone pain
  • Joint pain
  • Mood changes

Word of Advice

Talk to your doctor before taking Calyst Z Tablet if you have any other medical conditions, such as heart disease, liver disease, or thyroid problems. Tell your doctor about all your medications, 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.


Q 1. Who should take Calyst Z Tablet?

People of all ages can take the Calyst Z Tablet. Still, it is especially beneficial for people at risk of calcium and vitamin D deficiency, such as older adults, those with kidney disease, and those who take certain medications.

Q 2. How should I take the Calyst Z Tablet?

Calyst Z Tablet is typically taken orally once daily with food. Following the dosage instructions on the label or as your doctor prescribes is important.

Q 3. What are the side effects of the Calyst Z Tablet?

Calyst Z Tablet is generally safe and well-tolerated, but it can cause some side effects in some people. Common side effects include constipation, stomach upset, headache, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, muscle cramps, bone pain, joint pain, and mood changes. Serious side effects are rare, including high blood calcium levels, high blood vitamin D levels, kidney stones, and allergic reactions.

Q 4. How long should I take the Calyst Z Tablet?

The time you need to take the Calyst Z Tablet depends on your needs. If you take it to prevent calcium and vitamin D deficiency, you may need to take it for life. If you take it to treat a specific condition, such as osteoporosis, your doctor will tell you how long to take it.

Q 5. Can I take too much Calyst Z Tablet?

Yes, it is possible to take too much Calyst Z Tablet. Taking too much Calyst Z Tablet can increase the risk of side effects, such as high blood calcium levels and kidney stones. If you take too much Calyst Z Tablet, contact your doctor immediately.

Q 6. What should I do if I miss a dose of Calyst Z Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Calyst Z Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Take only a partial dose to make up for a missed dose.

Fact Box of Calyst Z Tablet

Molecule name:   Calcitriol, Calcium carbonate,  and Zinc

Therapeutic class: Bone metabolism agents

Pharmacological class: Minerals and trace elements


1. Treating postmenopausal osteoporosis

2. Treating renal osteodystrophy

3. Managing secondary hyperparathyroidism

4. Improving bone density

5. Reducing the risk of muscle cramps 

6. Improving nerve function

7. Supporting cardiovascular health


  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.


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