Calcium Carbonate [Elemental] + Vitamin D3

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Medicine overview

Indications of Calbo-D

This combination is used for treatment of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets, tetany and in parathyroid disease. Calcium supplements are often used to ensure adequate dietary intake in conditions such as pregnancy & lactation, osteogenesis and tooth formation (adjunct with definite treatment) and therapy with anti-seizure medications. It is also used as routine supplement and phosphate binder in chronic renal failure.

Theropeutic Class

Specific mineral & vitamin combined preparations


Calbo-D is the preparation of Calcium Carbonate and Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol). Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of our body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Vitamin D3 helps for the absorption & reabsorption of Calcium. Vitamin D3 also stimulates bone formation. Clinical studies showed that Calcium and Vitamin D3 all together helps in bone growth, and in prevention of osteoporosis & bone fracture.

Dosage & Administration of Calbo-D

Calcium 500 mg and Vitamin D3 200 IU Tablet: 2 tablets daily or 1 tablet twice daily. Calbo-D is best taken with or just after a meal to improve absorption. Calcium 500 mg and Vitamin D3 400 IU Tablet: 1 tablet twice daily. It is best taken with or just after a meal to improve absorption.

Interaction of Calbo-D

It has possible interaction with calcium, aluminium or magnesium containing antacids &  other calcium supplements, calcitriol & other vitamin D3 supplements; digoxin, tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline or oxytetracycline.


Calbo-D is contraindicated in case of hypercalcaemia, hyperthyroidism, renal calculi & nephrolithiasis and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

Side Effects of Calbo-D

Calbo-D is generally well tolerated. If there is experience like nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, dry mouth, increased thirst, increased urination while taking, noticed to physicians. Constipation may occur.

Pregnancy & Lactation

This combination should be used as directed by physician during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.

Precautions & Warnings

If there is any pre-existing heart disease or kidney disease, precautions should be taken.

Overdose Effects of Calbo-D

Symptoms of overdosage may include nausea and vomiting, severe drowsiness, dry mouth, loss of appetite, metallic taste, stomach cramps, diarrhea, headache, constipation.

Storage Conditions

Keep in a dry place away from light and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.

Q: What is Calbo-D used for?
Calbo-D is a combination of calcium and vitamin D3 that is used to treat and prevent calcium deficiency and osteoporosis. Calcium is essential for strong bones and teeth, while vitamin D3 helps the body absorb calcium.

Q: Who should take Calbo-D?
Calbo-D is usually recommended for people who are at risk of calcium deficiency or osteoporosis, such as: Older adults, Postmenopausal women
People with certain medical conditions, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and celiac disease. 

Q: What is the dosage of Calbo-D?
The dosage of Calbo-D will vary depending on the individual's needs. Discuss the appropriate dosage with your doctor.

Q: How long does it take for Calbo-D to work?
Calbo-D will start working immediately to help your body absorb calcium. However, it may take several months or even years to see the full effects of Calbo-D on bone health.

Q: What are the side effects of Calbo-D?
The common side effects of Calbo-D are mild and go away on their own. They include - Constipation, Gas, Bloating, and Upset stomach. More serious side effects are rare - Kidney stones, and Hypercalcemia (high calcium levels in the blood). 

Q: What are the drug interactions of Calbo-D?
Calbo-D can interact with a number of other medications. Inform your doctor of all your current medications prior to taking Calbo-D.


The information provided is accurate to our best practices, but it does not replace professional medical advice. We cannot guarantee its completeness or accuracy. The absence of specific information about a drug should not be seen as an endorsement. We are not responsible for any consequences resulting from this information, so consult a healthcare professional for any concerns or questions.