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Supracal OS Tablet_201385
Supracal OS Tablet_201385
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Supracal OS Tablet

Salt Composition : Calcium Citrate,calcitriol,zinc

Manufacturer : PHARMED LIMITED

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 216
Price :184
You Save :32 (15%)

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Introduction to Supracal Os Tablet

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc belongs to the group of medications called nutritional supplements. It contains the active ingredient calcium citrate, calcitriol, and Zinc, primarily used to treat nutritional deficiencies. Calcium is essential for bone health that is used to treat and 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. 

Zinc promotes calcium transfer from the bloodstream into the bone, which helps maintain bone density. The symptoms likely associated with Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc 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, Zinc, or any of its ingredients.

Before treatment 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. Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc should be given to children only when prescribed by a doctor.


Uses of Supracal Os Tablet

  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Osteoporosis
  • Calcium deficiency

Therapeutic Effects of Supracal Os Tablet

Calcium works by neutralizing the acid released in the stomach. Calcitriol acts by regulating phosphorous and calcium levels in the body. Zinc works by increasing the bone-building process. Together, Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc supports immune function, DNA synthesis, cell division, wound healing, maintaining bone density, and promoting calcium transport from the bloodstream into the bone.


Interaction of Supracal Os Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any medications you take before the treatment, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Supracal Os Tablet

  • Store Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc below 30℃ in a dark and dry place.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

How to consume Supracal Os Tablet

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc 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 Os Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc is safe to use during pregnancy. Inform your physician if you suspect pregnancy or planning to get pregnant before starting the treatment. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc is safe to use for breastfeeding women. Inform your physician if you are breastfeeding before initiating the treatment. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc can be used in patients with lung diseases. Inform your physician if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc should be used cautiously 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 Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc since it can affect calcium absorption.

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Driving

  

Do not drive or operate machines if Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc impairs your ability. Consult your doctor for more advice.


Side Effects of Supracal Os 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

You should avoid drinking alcohol while using Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc since it can interfere with calcium absorption. It is advised to check heart function and serum electrolyte levels regularly. A low-phosphate diet is advised for dialysis patients to manage their serum phosphorus levels.


FAQs

Q 1. What is Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc used for?

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc treats nutritional deficiencies, osteoporosis, and calcium deficiency.

Q 2. Can I drink milk with Calcium citrate+, Calcitriol+ Zinc?

You can take Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc with milk as it contains Calcium. Hence, it does not cause any harmful side effects.

Q 3. If I am undergoing dialysis, can I take Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc?

Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc 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 4. Who should not take Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc?

Patients with hypercalcemia, malabsorption syndrome, hypervitaminosis D, Vitamin D toxicity, sarcoidosis, Crohn's disease, and kidney stones should not use Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc.

Q 5. Does Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc induce kidney stones?

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


Fact Box of Supracal Os Tablet

Molecule name: Calcium citrate+ Calcitriol+ Zinc

Therapeutic class: Nutritional supplements

Pharmacological class: Nutritional supplements

Indications: Treats nutritional deficiency


References

  1. Roche Laboratories Inc., US Food & Drug Administration, [Revised on Nov 1998] [Accessed on 28 June 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/1998/21068lbl.pdf
  2. Efficacy of Calcium Citrate Versus Calcium Carbonate for the Management of ChronicHypoparathyroidism; [Accessed on 28 June 2023] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03425747
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Drugs affecting calcium balance, 7th Edition, 2013, 335-345.

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