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10 Capsule(s) in a Strip Mfr: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: India
M.R.P.: Rs.117.10

What is ALFA OSTEBON?

ALFA OSTEBON contains Alfacalcidol (vitamin D3) and Calcium carbonate which is indicated as a calcium supplement in deficiency states during growth and in the prevention and adjunct treatment of senile, postmenopausal and corticosteroid induced osteoporosis

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What ALFA OSTEBON is used for?

ALFA OSTEBON contains the below mentioned components, which have the following uses:

Vitamin D3 (Alfacalcidol):

  • Is a fat-soluble vitamin D analogue, which helps to increase intestinal absorption of calcium, and acts as a regulator of calcium and phosphate metabolism

Calcium carbonate:

  • Is necessary mainly for bone formation and maintenance, and to maintain stores of phosphorus in the intestine

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

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Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before using ALFA OSTEBON, if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients in the medicine
  • have hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, vitamin D over-dosage
  • have sarcoidosis
  • suffer from primary hyperparathyroidism
  • have renal failure and/or renal stones, for in that case, you should ensure that you go for periodic checks and close monitoring of plasma serum calcium and phosphate levels, and urinary calcium excretion levels
  • are undergoing treatment for cardiovascular disease
  • have any other chronic or acute medical conditions
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before using ALFA OSTEBON
  • Ask your doctor for advice before giving ALFA OSTEBON to your children
  • ALFA OSTEBON will usually not affect your ability to drive and use machines

Tell your doctor if you might take any other medicines such as:

  • tetracycline antibiotics like minocycline etc. (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • quinolone antibiotics like ciprofloxacin etc. (used to treat bacterial eye infections)
  • bisphosphonates (used to treat osteoporosis)
  • thyroxine (used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency)
  • water pills (thiazide diuretics – used to treat high blood pressure and kidney conditions)
  • phenytoin, barbiturates (used to treat seizures, epilepsy and other brain related disorders)
  • glucocorticoids (used for anti-inflammatory effects)
  • digitalis, other cardiac glycosides (used to treat several heart conditions)
  • iron supplements
  • other vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements you may have obtained without a prescription
  • Always take ALFA OSTEBON exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Continue to follow any advice about diet recommended by your doctor 

If you take more ALFA OSTEBON

  • If you, either accidentally, or just happen to take more than the prescribed dose of this medicine, contact your doctor or the nearest emergency department, at once

If you forget to take ALFA OSTEBON

  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember
  • If you do not remember until it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine 

If you stop taking ALFA OSTEBON

  • Do not stop taking this medicine until your doctor tells you to do so
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  • ALFA OSTEBON may cause nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, headache, skin rashes or other allergic reactions, although not everybody gets them

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not use after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
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