Calcium (Coral Source)+Vitamin D3
Ostocal® GX is the preparation of Coral Calcium 600 mg and Vitamin D3 400 IU with small amounts of Magnesium and other trace minerals.
INDICATIONS: Ostocal® GX is prescribed for the treatment of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets, tetany and parathyroid disease. It is used to ensure adequate dietary intake in conditions such as pregnancy, nursing, kidney disease and pancreatitis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Two tablets daily in two divided doses in the morning and night or as directed by the physician. It is best taken with or just after a meal to improve absorption.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: It is contraindicated in case of hypercalcaemia, hyperthyroidism, renal calculi & nephrolithiasis, Zollinger-Elison syndrome, concomitant digoxin therapy.
USE IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATION: Ostocal® GX should be used as directed by physician during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.
PRECAUTIONS: If there is any pre-existing heart disease, a history of stone formation or kidney disease, precautions should be taken. When hypercalcaemia occurs, discontinuation of the drug should be taken.
SIDE EFFECTS: The combination is well tolerated. Constipation may occur. If there is experience like nausea, stomach cramps, dry mouth, increased thirst, increased urination while taking, physicians should be notified.
PHARMACEUTICAL PRECAUTIONS: Do not store above 30 °C. Keep away from light and wet place. Keep out of reach of children. BOX CONTAINS: 5 strips of 8 tablets each.