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Usage of Adcal-D3

Indications: As an adjunct to specific therapy for osteoporosis and in situations requiring therapeutic supplementation of malnutrition, eg, in pregnancy and established vitamin D dependent osteomalacia. The prevention and treatment of calcium deficiency/vitamin D deficiency especially in the housebound and institutionalised elderly subjects. Deficiency of the active moieties is indicated by raised levels of PTH, lowered 25-hydroxy vitamin D and raised alkaline phosphatase levels which are associated with increased bone loss
Contra Indications: Hypercalcaemia, Hypercalcaemia, hyperparathyroidism, severe renal failure, renal calculi, severe hypercalciuria

    Drug description Adcal-D3

    Drug description: 3 White chewable tablets
    Generic name: Calcium carbonate, vitamin D - deficiency 3
    Drug class description: Calcium supplements / vitamin D3

    Special precautions Adcal-D3

    Mild renal failure or hypercalciuria; monitor calcium levels and urinary calcium excretion

    Adverse and side effects Adcal-D3

    GI upset

    Presentation Adcal-D3

    • Adcal-D3 Tablets, calcium carbonate 1500mg (equivalent to calcium 600mg), vitamin D 400iu

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    What is difference between adcal d3 750mg/200 IU and D3 5000 IU?

    Dr. Krishnan Baburaj's answer: Adcal D3 contains both calcium and vitamin D. The vitamin D is low dose and you can take this daily . D3 5000 has high dose of vitamin d3 ( 5000 instead of 800). It doesn't have calcium (please check the ingredients as there are different preparations). It is normally taken once...

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