- Calcium 500 D is a drug in the form of an effervescent powder. The formulation uses the combined effect of calcium and cholecalciferol vitamin C. The drug is recommended to prevent and treat diseases resulting from deficiency of calcium or malabsorption.
One sachet (5.4g) contains: calcium (in the form of laktoglukonianu) - 500 mg, vitamin D3 - 250j.m. and vitamin C - 60 mg and ingredients: citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, macrogol 600, orange flavor, cochineal red (E124), aspartame.
The combined effect of calcium to vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) and vitamin C (ascorbic acid), this is based on efficacy D. 500 Calcium Calcium is a mineral crucial for the skeleton. Participates in the development and bone mineralization. It is necessary not only in the period of growth, but also in adulthood. Excellent supplement of calcium is vitamin D3 which is bioregulator change not only calcium, but also of phosphorus. This contributes to strong absorption of calcium in the intestine and their incorporation into bone tissue.While the function of vitamin C in the bone remodeling process is the participation in the production of collagen. In addition, ascorbic acid promotes ossification process, and the operation of the periosteal blood vessels.
The drug Calcium 500 D effervescent powder indicated for use in the treatment and prevention of osteomalacia, osteoporosis, rickets.Recommended in states of increased demand for calcium (mainly during pregnancy, lactation, and in children and adolescents in the period of intensive growth), or in states of calcium deficiency (poor diet, alcohol abuse, smoking, malabsorption), and during convalescence after long term immobilization (fracture).
Contains aspartame, which is a source of phenylalanine. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding women, those taking other medications should consult their doctor before taking Calcium 500 D supplements may be harmful for people with phenylketonuria. People with reduced kidney function or those on a low sodium diet should be careful because of the sodium content, which is 137mg in one sachet. The product out of the reach of children.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or any excipients. Do not use in children under 3 years of age.Contraindication is also hypercalcemia (including hyperparathyroidism, an underactive thyroid, multiple myeloma and other cancers with bone metastases, sarcoidosis, hypervitaminosis D, renal failure, hyperphosphatemia), hypercalciuria, calcium nephrolithiasis, phenylketonuria (due the content of aspartame).
The use of the drug may rarely cause side effects: gastrointestinal disorders (bloating, diarrhea, constipation) in patients with renal insufficiency can cause hypercalcemia.
The medicinal product must be taken between meals. The sachet dissolved in 3/4 cup of water, stir and drink. Youth, adults: it is recommended to be taken orally 1 sachet twice a day. The maximum daily dose is 4 sachets. Children over 3 years of age: administer 1 sachet once a day.