Indicated in-Increased demand for Calcium and Vitamin C, e.g. pregnancy, lactation, periods of rapid growth (childhood, adolescence), in old age; During infectious disease and convalescence; Treatment of calcium and vitamin- C deficiency; Osteoporosis; Premenstrual syndrome; Postmenopausal problems; Adjuvant in colds and influenza.
Dosage & Administration
Adults and children over 7 years: 1 effervescent tablet daily
Children 3 to 7 years: Â½ effervescent tablet daily
Infants: As prescribed by the physician
Dissolve one tablet in a glass (200 ml) of water.
For patients with mild hypercalciuria (exceeding300mg=7.5mmol/24hours), with mild or moderate impairment of renal function or with a history of urinary concrements, monitoring of calcium excretion in the urine is required. If necessary, the dosage should be reduced or therapy should be discontinued. High doses of vitamin-D and derivatives should be avoided during treatment with this preparation unless especially indicated. Since citrate salts have been reported to increase aluminium absorption, this preparation which contains citric Acid as a constituent, should be used with caution in patients with severely impaired renal function, especially those receiving aluminium containing preparations. The sugar content should be taken into account by diabetic patients.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation
Calcium containing drugs have been widely used in pregnancy by way of oral calcium supplementation or antacid therapy. Calcium Carbonate can be safely used in lactating women. Vitamin-C may be taken safely during pregnancy and lactation.