CHECKER Chewable Tab: Calcium carbonate USP 1250 mg (500 mg elemental calcium); sugar free (contains aspartame). D Tab: Calcium carbonate USP 1250 mg (500 mg elemental calcium), vit D3 125 IU; sugar free (contains aspartame).
Risk Factor Contraindications: Hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria, severe renal failure, renal calculi, galactosaemia. Precautions: In renal impairment, electrolyte imbalance, monitor blood and urinary calcium levels.
Indications Raised calcium requirements, e.g. during pregnancy, lactation, children and adolescents at times of rapid growth. Inadequate intake of calcium in diet. Osteoporosis. As a supplement to vit D in treatment of rickets and osteomalacia. Latent tetany. Dosage Adults & Children: As a supplement to diet 1 tab daily. The dosage may be increased when there is higher demand for calcium e.g. pregnancy, lactation etc.
Interactions Cardiac glycosides (inj only), thiazides, tetracyclines.