Sandocal-D

Sandocal-D500 mg+200 IU

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Calcium Carbonate [Elemental] + Vitamin D3

SANDOZ (A Novartis Division)

Product Code : 15389
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Indications of Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU

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

Pharmacology

Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU 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 Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU

Calcium 500 mg and Vitamin D3 200 IU Tablet: 2 tablets daily or 1 tablet twice daily. Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU 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 Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU

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.

Contraindications

Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU is contraindicated in case of hypercalcaemia, hyperthyroidism, renal calculi & nephrolithiasis and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

Side Effects of Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU

Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU 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 Sandocal-D 500 mg+200 IU

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.

Disclaimer

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.