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Shelcal M Tablet

Salt Composition : Calcium,vitamin D3,manganese,zinc,copper,boron

Manufacturer : TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 156.8
Price :132
You Save :25 (15%)

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Introduction to Shelcal M Tablet

Shelcal M tablet contains the active ingredient calcium, vitamin D3, manganese, zinc, copper, and boron, which belong to the group of medications called mineral and vitamin supplements. They are used to prevent calcium and vitamin D deficiencies and as adjunctive therapy in osteoporosis. Vitamin D3 helps to increase the absorption of calcium in the intestine. 

Shelcal M tablet is used to maintain normal levels of calcium and phosphate in the serum, and they are used to treat patients with vitamin D deficiency or related disorders. They help in the formation of bones, cell function, muscle contraction, and the nervous system, and this medication is used with caution in elderly individuals.   

Shelcal M tablet has to be taken after the meal for better intestinal absorption, and common side effects are gastrointestinal problems, stomach pain, constipation, and diarrhea. Consult your doctor if the symptoms prolong for a longer duration of time. Inform the doctor if the patient is planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding and has a history of allergies, kidney problems, or hyperparathyroidism. Shelcal M tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disorders. Patients should inform about other medications taken for different conditions.


Uses of Shelcal M Tablet

  • Treat vitamin D and calcium deficiency
  • Adjuvant therapy in osteoporosis

Therapeutic Effects of Shelcal M Tablet

It works by providing essential minerals essential for maintaining bone health and prevents calcium and vitamin D3 deficiency. It helps in intestinal absorption of calcium and also stimulates the absorption of phosphate in the blood.


Interaction of Shelcal M Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about all your medicines, such as over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, vaccinations, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain groups of medications may interact with the Shelcal M tablet and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Shelcal M Tablet

  • Store away from light & moisture at a temperature not exceeding 25°C.
  • Keep Shelcal M tablet out of sight and reach of children.

How to consume Shelcal M Tablet

 Shelcal M tablet has to be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Preferably, the capsule should be taken every day with food for better absorption. It is best to swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water rather than breaking or chewing it. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment with this medicine based on your disease condition and other factors. 


Safety Advices for Shelcal M Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Shelcal M tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Inform your doctor before taking this medication since dose alterations are required in pregnant patients.

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Breast Feeding

  

Shelcal M tablet is safe to use in breastfeeding or lactating mothers and consult the doctor before taking this medication

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Lungs

  

Shelcal M tablet is safe to use in patients with lung disorders. No dosage alteration is required.

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Liver

  

Shelcal M tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disorders. No dosage alteration is required.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol while taking the Shelcal M tablet. Please consult your doctor for more advice. 

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Driving

  

Shelcal M tablet does not impair the ability to drive or handle heavy machines.


Side Effects of Shelcal M Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious 

  • Muscle weakness
  • Bone pain
  • Kidney stones 

Common 

  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stomach upset

Word of Advice

Inform the doctor if you have kidney disease, sarcoidosis, hyperparathyroidism, or taking any medications for any other medical conditions before taking this medication. This medication is recommended to take with meals for easier intestinal absorption of calcium. Do not overdose Shelcal M tablet because it increases levels of calcium and vitamin D in the blood.


FAQs

Q 1. Can Shelcal M tablet cause kidney problems?

This medication causes kidney stones due to excessive calcium accumulation in the kidneys. It is not recommended in patients with severe kidney diseases.

Q 2. How to take Shelcal M tablet?

Shelcal M tablet has to be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Preferably, the capsule should be taken daily with food for better absorption. It is best to swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water rather than breaking or chewing it. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment with this medicine based on your disease condition and other factors.

Q 3. Can Shelcal M tablet be taken on my own?

No, this medication should be taken as per the advice of the doctor because dosage alterations are made depending on the patient's age, conditions, and risk factors.

Q 4. Can Shelcal M tablet cause stomach upset?

Shelcal M tablet can cause stomach-related side effects like stomach pain, constipation, and stomach upset, and consult the doctor if the symptoms prolong for a longer duration of time.

Q 5. Can Shelcal M tablet be taken while driving?

This medication can be taken while driving because it does not disturb concentration and alertness. So it can be used while driving and handling heavy machinery.


Fact Box of Shelcal M Tablet

Molecule Name:  Calcium+vitamin D3+ manganese+zinc+copper+boronTherapeutic class: Vitamins 
Pharmacological class: Supplements 

Indications:

1. Treat vitamin D and calcium deficiency

2. Adjuvant therapy in osteoporosis


References

  1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs Affecting Calcium Balance. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 337.
  2. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01639222  (revised on 18/11/2013) (accessed date 15/11/2022)
  3. https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/Abbreviated_PI/2624.pdf (revised date 2/5/2022) (accessed date 15/11/2022)

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