APP D3 Softgel Capsule 4's

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INTRODUCTION

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE contains Cholecalciferol which belongs to the group of medicines called Vitamin D analogs. It is a form of vitamin D used in the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency conditions and for certain bone conditions such as thinning of the bone (osteoporosis) which will be given to you with other medicines.

Deficiency of vitamin D may occur when your diet or lifestyle does not provide you with enough vitamin D or when your body requires more vitamin D (for instance when you are pregnant).

Along with this treatment, your doctor might advise you to eat and drink foods that are rich in calcium. Your doctor might want to take certain blood tests prior to the treatment to understand the existing condition.

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you have high levels of calcium in your blood (hypercalcaemia) or urine (hypercalciuria), are suffering from liver problems, kidney failure, kidney stones or have a tendency to form kidney stones, high levels of vitamin D in blood (hypervitaminosis).

Before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you have any kind of heart disease or narrowing of the arteries, sarcoidosis (a multisystem chronic inflammatory condition which can affect your lungs, heart and kidneys) or if you are taking any medicines or food containing vitamin D. 

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE should be used with caution among women who are pregnant and breastfeeding because too much vitamin D may harm your baby. APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE can only be given to children and adolescents aged 12 and above. Consult your doctor if you experience any unusual side effects during treatment with this medicine.

USES OF APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE

  • Prevents or treats vitamin D deficiency
  • Treats osteoporosis (thinning of the bone) along with other medicines

HOW APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE WORKS

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE helps the body to absorb calcium and phosphorus by increasing their absorption from the gut and reducing the amount removed by the kidneys and is a fat-soluble vitamin.  

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE

UNCOMMON

  • increased calcium in the blood (hypercalcaemia) (signs include nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, stomachache, feel very thirsty, muscle weakness, drowsiness or confusion)
  • increased calcium in the urine (hypercalciuria)

RARE

  • skin rash
  • itching

Stop taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • swollen face, lips, tongue or throat 
  • difficult to swallow and breathe
  • raised itchy rash (hives)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin Rash Or Itching

Do not scratch the affected area. Wear protective clothing while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult your doctor if the symptoms worsen.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby. Consult your doctor before taking it. If you require extra vitamin D do not take it without medical supervision because too much vitamin D may harm your baby.

BREASTFEEDING

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it. If you require extra vitamin D do not take it without medical supervision because too much vitamin D may harm your baby. 

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE does not affect your ability to drive or use machines. Consult your doctor before taking it

KIDNEY

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with kidney failure, kidney stones (renal calculi) or have a tendency to form kidney stones. Consult your doctor before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE.

LIVER

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose will be adjusted by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE. 

ALLERGY

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you are allergic to Cholecalciferol or any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with heart disease or narrowing of the arteries. Consult your doctor before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE.

OTHERS

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you:

  • have high levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcaemia) or urine (hypercalciuria)
  • have high levels of vitamin D in the blood (hypervitaminosis D)

Before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you:

  • have sarcoidosis (a multisystem chronic inflammatory condition which can affect your lungs, heart and kidneys)
  • are taking medicines containing vitamin D or eating foods or drinking milk enriched with vitamin D

Use in Pediatrics:

APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is recommended for children and adolescents aged 12 and above. Dose will be adjusted by your child’s doctor. Consult your child’s doctor before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE. 

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE, inform your doctor, if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat epilepsy (Ex. carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone)
  • other vitamin D containing medicines including multi-vitamins
  •  medicines to control the rate of your heartbeat (Ex. digoxin, digitoxin)
  •  diuretics (water tablets) (Ex. Bendroflumethiazide)
  • calcium supplements
  • medicines used to treat tuberculosis (Ex. rifampicin, isoniazid)
  • medicines leading to fat malabsorption (Ex. orlistat, cholestyramine, liquid paraffin)
  • medicines used to treat fungal infections (Ex. ketoconazole, itraconazole)
  • actinomycin (medicine used to treat some forms of cancer)
  • glucocorticosteroids Ex. hydrocortisone or prednisolone (used to treat inflammatory conditions)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Signs of overdose include loss of appetite, thirst, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, tiredness, confusion, having to pass more urine than usual, bone pain, kidney problems and in severe cases it may cause irregular heartbeat, coma or even death.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
Pharmacological Category :   Vitamin D analogs
Therapeutic Indication :   Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Chewable tablet, Disintegrating tablet, Disintegrating strip, Capsule, Softgel capsule, Injection, Oral solution, Syrup, Suspension, powder, Sachet, Oral drops, Nano drops, Oral Spray, Granules

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children
  • Store APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE

Q: What is APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE used for?

A: APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is used to treat osteoporosis (is a bone condition in which there is thinning of the bone) along with other medicines and to prevent or treat vitamin D deficiency (which may occur when your diet or lifestyle does not provide you enough vitamin D or when your body requires more vitamin D during pregnancy). 

Q: What happens if you take more APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE than your required dose?

A: If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.  Symptoms of overdose are loss of appetite, thirst, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, tiredness, confusion, having to pass more urine than usual, bone pain, kidney problems, and in severe cases it may cause irregular heartbeat, coma or even death.

Q: How does APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE work?

A: APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE helps the body to absorb calcium and phosphorus and is a fat-soluble vitamin. It is produced naturally by your skin after exposure to the sun and is also found in some foods.  APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is prescribed as a dietary supplement when there is a deficiency of Vitamin D or during increased requirement.

Q: Can APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE be used in patients with kidney problems?

A: APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with kidney failure, kidney stones (renal calculi) or have a tendency to form kidney stones. Consult your doctor for advice before taking APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE.

Q: Can APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE be used in pregnant women?

A: APP D3 SOFTGEL CAPSULE should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby. Consult your doctor before taking it. If you require extra vitamin D do not take it without medical supervision because too much vitamin D may harm your baby. 

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Section 11, Vitamins. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 909.

2. Nair, Rathish, and Arun Maseeh. Vitamin D: The "sunshine" vitamin. National library of Medicine, National center for Biotechnology information. Pubmed Central. 2012 [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3356951/

3. J Christopher Gallagher, Daniel D Bikle. Vitamin D: Mechanisms of Action and Clinical Applications. National library of Medicine, National center for Biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov 2017. [Accessed on 21st June 2022] Vitamin D: Mechanisms of Action and Clinical Applications - PubMed (nih.gov)

4. Labialfarma. Electronics Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in August 2021] [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7247.pdf

5. Pharma Patent Kft. Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) [Revised in December 2020] [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/c5305b25-73d3-417f-a63d-9da14987a01a.pdf 

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Vitamin D3 test
  • Kidney function test

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