Adcal D3 Chewable Tablets 56 Tablets


Adcal D3 Chewable Tablets 56 Tablets

What is Adcal D3 Used For?

Adcal D3 is used for housebound people, elderly people and people who don’t get enough calcium and vitamin D in their diet.

It is also used for management of osteoporosis and osteomalacia.

 


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Adcal D3 Chewable Tablets 56 Tablets

What is Adcal D3 Used For?

Adcal D3 is used for housebound people, elderly people and people who don't get enough calcium and vitamin D in their diet. It is also used for management of osteoporosis and osteomalacia.  

Adcal D3 Chewable Tablets 56 Tablets

Adcal D3  chewable tablets is a calcium and vitamin D supplement used to prevent and treat calcium and vitamin D deficiency and help strengthen bones.

  • Not to be used in under 12 years child
  • Tutti Frutti  and Lemon Flavour

 

Flavour

Lemon Flavour
Tutti Frutti Flavor

How To Use

How to take Adcal D3 Chewable Tablets

 one tablet is taken in the morning and one in the evening. Adcal-D3 tablets should be chewed. Do not swallow whole.

Children under 12:

Adcal-D3 must not be given to children under 12 years old.

Ingredients

Adcal D3 Chewable Tablets Ingredients

Adcal-D3® Chewable Tablets

Calcium carbonate (1500 mg) and vitamin D3 (400 I.U.)

Warning

Do not take Adcal-D3:

  • if you are allergic to calcium carbonate, vitamin D3 or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6)
  • if you are allergic to peanut or soya. Adcal-D3 contains soya oil.

Warnings and precautions:

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Adcal-D3.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you:

  • Have high levels of calcium in your blood (hypercalcaemia) or high levels of calcium in your urine (hypercalciuria). If you are unsure your doctor will advise you.
  • Have problems with your kidneys, for example kidney stones.
  • Have sarcoidosis (inflammation that produces lumps of cells in various organs in the body), your doctor will be able to tell you if you do.
  • Have previously been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars.
  • Are taking any other medication, even those you may have bought for yourself without prescription.

Other medicines and Adcal-D3

Tell your doctor if you are taking calcium supplements or antacids for indigestion, digitalis drugs (eg. Lanoxin), diuretics or corticosteroids.

If you are taking thyroxine, bisphosphonates, iron or fluoride medicines, tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics make sure your doctor knows this. When taking these medicines leave a period of about 4 hours before taking your Adcal-D3 tablets. Do not take them at the same time.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

In pregnancy or when breast feeding, Adcal-D3 should only be used under medical supervision. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

Adcal-D3 with food

This medicine should not be taken within 2 hours of eating foods rich in oxalic acid (e.g. spinach and rhubarb), phosphate (e.g. bran), or phytic acid (e.g. whole cereals).

Important information about some of the ingredients of Adcal-D3

Adcal-D3 contains a small amount of sugar and may be harmful to the teeth if used for a prolonged period.

Adcal-D3 contains soya oil. If you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicine.

Side Effects

Adcal D3 Tablets Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Frequency not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data):

  • Allergic reactions – symptoms include itching, wheezing, rash, swelling of the tongue or throat. If you have an allergic reaction stop taking the tablets and seek medical attention immediately.

Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):

  • Constipation, wind, feeling sick, stomach ache, diarrhoea.
  • Skin rash.
  • Hypercalcaemia (too much calcium in your blood) or hypercalciuria (too much calcium in your urine).

If you are on long term treatment your doctor may, from time to time wish to check the level of calcium in your blood and take urine samples to monitor kidney function.

 

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