CAL Aid Capsule 10'S

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What is CAL AID Capsule used for?

CAL AID Capsule is a supplement used for the treatment of nutritional deficiencies. It is also used to meet the nutritional requirements in patients with end-stage renal failure and liver failure. This combination is also indicated for the patients with the following conditions:

  • Heart diseases
  • Anaemia
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Neurological disorders

CAL AID Capsule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does CAL AID Capsule work?

In CAL AID Capsule, Folic Acid belongs to the vitamin B group. The drug acts by converting into analogues, which are transported across the cells to maintain normal production and maturation of red blood cells.

Mecobalamin belongs to the vitamin B group, which acts by increasing the red blood cell production by enhancing the nucleic acid synthesis in the bone marrow.

Pyridoxine belongs to vitamin B group. It helps in the metabolism of amino acids, synthesis of nucleic acids and haemoglobin.

How to take CAL AID Capsule?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take CAL AID Capsule as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole, but do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the CAL AID Capsule with or without food.

If you miss a dose of CAL AID Capsule, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of CAL AID Capsule may include:

  • Skin rash
  • Seizures
  • Excitability
  • Abdominal cramps

What are the drugs that interact with CAL AID Capsule?

Drugs that interact with CAL AID Capsule are:

  • Atropine
  • Colchicine
  • Isoniazid
  • Levodopa
  • Methotrexate
  • Phenytoin
  • Phenobarbital
  • Tetracycline

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of CAL AID Capsule?

The following are the most common side effects of CAL AID Capsule:

  • Anorexia
  • Decrease in libido
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Fatigue
  • Memory impairment
  • Muscle cramps
  • Nausea

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Blurred vision
  • Bone pain
  • Persistent vomiting

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions CAL AID Capsule?

  • Avoid CAL AID Capsule during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while on CAL AID Capsule as it may cause excessive drowsiness or dizziness.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if the CAL AID Capsule cause dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid CAL AID Capsule in case of allergic reactions.

You are advised not to take CAL AID Capsule if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking CAL AID Capsule?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing liver disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in CAL AID Capsule

Frequently Asked Questions about CAL AID Capsule

  1. How should CAL AID Capsule be stored?
  2. Store the CAL AID Capsule at room temperature (20 – 25OC) and in a dry place, away from direct sunlight.

  3. What are the overdose symptoms of CAL AID Capsule?
  4. The overdose symptoms of CAL AID Capsule include persistent vomiting, restlessness, and agitation. You must consult the doctor immediately if you experience any of the above symptoms.

  5. Can I use CAL AID Capsule to my 10-year-old child?
  6. No, CAL AID Capsule should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed.

  7. How long can I take CAL AID Capsule?
  8. It is recommended to take the CAL AID Capsule for the prescribed duration. Discontinuing the medication may cause the illness to return.

  9. Can I use an antacid while taking CAL AID Capsule?
  10. You can use antacid two hours before or after taking CAL AID Capsule.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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