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Supracal K2 Tablet_91717 (1)
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Supracal K2 Tablet

Salt Composition : Calcium Citrate,calcitriol,vitamin K2-7

Manufacturer : PHARMED LIMITED

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 270
Price :229
You Save :41 (15%)

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Introduction to Supracal K2 Tablet

Supracal K2 Tablet belongs to the group of medications called nutritional supplements. It contains the active ingredient calcium citrate, calcitriol, and vitamin K2-7, which is primarly used to treat nutritional deficiencies. Calcium is essential for bone health that is used to treat or prevent a calcium deficiency and can be given for certain bone conditions such as osteoporosis. Calcitriol is a synthetic derivative of Vitamin D3 that aids in treating metabolic bone disease and calcium insufficiency.  

Vitamin K2-7 promotes calcium transfer from the bloodstream into the bone, which helps maintain bone density. The symptoms likely associated with Supracal K2 Tablet are constipation, stomach upset, headache, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, tiredness, weakness, fast heartbeat, muscle pain, and mood changes. Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms disturb you or persist. Inform your doctor if you experience hypersensitivity to calcium citrate, calcitriol, vitamin K2-7, or any of its ingredients.  

Before treatment commencement with this medication, let your physician know if you have kidney stones, hypervitaminosis D (high vitamin D levels), hypercalcemia (high calcium levels), malabsorption syndrome, heart, liver, or kidney disease. Consult your healthcare provider if you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman. Supracal K2 Tablet Should be given to children when prescribed by a doctor.


Uses of Supracal K2 Tablet

It helps to treat 

  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Osteoporosis (weak and brittle bone), osteomalacia (Rickets)
  • Calcium deficiency
  • Hypoparathyroidism (low level of parathyroid hormone).

Therapeutic Effects of Supracal K2 Tablet

Calcium works by neutralizing the acid released in the stomach. Vitamin D3 acts by regulating phosphorous and calcium levels in the body. Vitamin K2-7 works by increasing the bone-building process. Together, Supracal K2 Tablet works by replenishing low calcium levels, maintaining bone density, and promoting calcium transport from the bloodstream into the bone.


Interaction of Supracal K2 Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any medications you take or have taken before the treatment including prescription medicines, over-the-counter medications, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Supracal K2 and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Supracal K2 Tablet

  • Store below 30℃ in a dark and dry place.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • Protect it from excessive moisture and direct light.

How to consume Supracal K2 Tablet

Supracal K2 Tablet should be taken as directed by your physician. It may be taken with or without food. Swallow the whole with a glass of water. Avoid chewing, breaking, or crushing the tablet. 


Safety Advices for Supracal K2 Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Supracal K2 Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, or planning to get pregnant before starting the treatment. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Supracal K2 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Your physician will suggest you whether to take this medicine while breastafeeding. Inform your physician if you are breastfeeding before initiating the treatment. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Supracal K2 Tablet can be used in patients with lung diseases. Inform your physician if you have any lungs diseases before starting the treatment. 

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Liver

  

Supracal K2 Tablet should be used with caution in severe liver disease patients. A dose adjustment is required based on the condition. Inform your physician if you have any liver problems before starting the treatment. 

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Alcohol

  

Avoid consuming alcohol while using Supracal K2 Tablet since it can affect calcium absorption. 

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Driving

  

Do not drive or operate machines if Supracal K2 Tablet impair your ability. Consult your doctor for more advice.


Side Effects of Supracal K2 Tablet

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

Common:

  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Mood changes
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness or tiredness

Word of Advice

 It is recommended that you avoid drinking alcohol while using Supracal K2 Tablet since it can interfere with calcium absorption. It is advised to regularly check heart function and serum electrolyte levels. A low-phosphate diet is advised for dialysis patients to manage their serum phosphorus levels.


FAQs

Q 1. What is Supracal K2 Tablet used for?

Supracal K2 Tablet treats nutritional deficiencies, osteoporosis, osteomalacia (rickets), calcium deficiency, hypoparathyroidism, and tetany.

Q 2. Can I drink milk with Supracal K2 Tablet?

Yes, you can take Supracal K2 Tablet with milk as it contains calcium. Hence, it does not cause any harmful side effects.

Q 3. What happens if I miss my dose?

If you miss a dose, take Supracal K2 Tablet as soon as you recall. If it is time for the next planned dose, skip the missing dose and start your usual dosage.

Q 4. If I am undergoing dialysis, can I take Supracal K2 Tablet?

Supracal K2 Tablet contains calcitriol, which may cause calcium deposition in dialysis patients. As a result, it must be used with caution and only if prescribed by a doctor.

Q 5. Who should not take Supracal K2 Tablet?

Patients who have hypercalcemia, malabsorption syndrome, hypervitaminosis D, Vitamin D toxicity, sarcoidosis, Crohn's disease, and kidney stones should not use Supracal K2 Tablet.

Q 6. Does Supracal K2 Tablet induce kidney stones?

One of the side effects of this medicine is formation of kidney stones. When used for an extended period, Supracal K2 Tablet may produce kidney stones due to excessive calcium deposition. If you have any kidney problems, consult your doctor before taking this medication.


Fact Box of Supracal K2 Tablet

Molecule name: Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Vitamin K2-7

Therapeutic class: Nutritional supplements

Pharmacological class: Nutritional supplements

Indications: Treats nutritional deficiency


References

  1. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Drugs affecting calcium balance, 7th Edition, 2013, 335-345.
  2. Roche Laboratories Inc., US Food & Drug Administration, [Revised on Nov 1998] [Accessed on 18 Nov 2022], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/1998/21068lbl.pdf
  3. Efficacy of Calcium Citrate Versus Calcium Carbonate for the Management of ChronicHypoparathyroidism; Accessed on 18/11/2022; https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03425747

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