CALCIFIXX D3 Chewable Tablet 4's

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INTRODUCTION

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET contains Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) which belongs to the group of medicines called Vitamin D analogs. It is used to prevent and treat Vitamin D deficiency. This may occur when your diet or lifestyle does not provide you enough vitamin D or when your body requires more vitamin D during pregnancy. 

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.  

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET is not recommended for use if you have high levels of calcium in the blood, malabsorption syndrome, hypervitaminosis D, renal osteodystrophy (kidney disease weakening the bones) with hyperphosphataemia.

Before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET, inform your doctor if you have impaired kidney or liver function, immobilized due to osteoporosis, sarcoidosis (a multisystem chronic inflammatory condition which can affect your lungs, heart and kidneys) and hyperlipidemia (high lipid levels).

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. It should be used with caution in children and elderly patients. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any unusual effects during treatment with this medicine.

USES OF CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET

  • Prevents or treats vitamin D deficiency

HOW CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET WORKS

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET 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 CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET as advised by your physician. Chew the medicine completely before swallowing. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET

RARE

Stop taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of impaired kidney function
  • severe allergic reaction (signs include rash, itching/swelling especially of the face/tongue/throat, severe dizziness and trouble breathing)

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby as safety and effectiveness has not been established yet. Overdosage of this medicine can harm the fetus. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as small amounts of it pass into the breast milk. Your doctor will monitor the levels of calcium in your blood and the breastfed baby. Consult your doctor before taking it.

KIDNEY

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney disease or renal osteodystrophy (kidney disease weakening the bones) with hyperphosphatemia. It should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment. Consult your doctor before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET.

LIVER

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET.

ALLERGY

Do not take CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET if you are allergic to Cholecalciferol or any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in patients with cardiac function impairment or arteriosclerosis (buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls). Consult your doctor before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET.  

OTHERS

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have high levels of vitamin D3 in the blood (hypervitaminosis D)
  • have high levels of calcium in blood
  • malabsorption syndrome

Before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • are immobilized with osteoporosis
  • have sarcoidosis (a multisystem chronic inflammatory condition which can affect your lungs, heart, and kidneys)
  • have hyperlipidemia (high lipid levels)

Use in Pediatrics:

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in children and infants. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in Geriatrics:

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Dose will be adjusted by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET, inform your doctor, if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat epilepsy (Ex phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone)
  • other vitamin D containing medicines including multi-vitamins
  • medicines used to control the rate of your heartbeat (Ex. digoxin, digitoxin)
  • thiazide diuretics (water tablets) Ex. Bendroflumethiazide (used to treat fluid retention)
  • calcium supplements
  • antacids for indigestion (Ex. magnesium hydroxide)
  • medicine used to treat fungal infections (Ex. ketoconazole)
  • corticosteroids Ex. hydrocortisone or prednisolone (used to treat inflammatory condition)
  • laxatives such as paraffin oil (used to treat constipation)
  • cholestyramine used to treat high cholesterol
  • phosphate binding agents Ex. sevelamer (used to control high levels of phosphorous in the blood)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose include hypervitaminosis, hypercalciuria and hypercalcaemia (signs include loss of appetite, thirst, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, fatigue, mental disturbances, excess thirst or urination, bone pain, nephrocalcinosis, renal calculi and in severe cases it may cause cardiac arrhythmias).

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Cholecalciferol

Pharmacological Category :  

Vitamin D analogues

Therapeutic Indication :  

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 CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET

What is CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET used for?

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET is used 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).

For how long should I take CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET?

Your doctor might advise you on how long you should continue to take CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET. You will need to consult your doctor from time to time to review your treatment and assess your symptoms.

What happens if you take more CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET than your required dose?

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose include hypervitaminosis, hypercalciuria and hypercalcaemia (signs include loss of appetite, thirst, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, fatigue, mental disturbances, excess thirst or urination, bone pain, nephrocalcinosis, renal calculi and in severe cases it may cause cardiac arrhythmias. 

How does CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET work?

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET 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. CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET is prescribed as a dietary supplement when there is a deficiency of Vitamin D. 

Is CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET safe to use in patients with heart problems?

CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET should be used with caution in patients with cardiac function impairment or arteriosclerosis (buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls). Consult your doctor before taking CALCIFIXX D3 CHEWABLE TABLET. 

REFERENCES

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

2. Jose-Luis Perez-Castrillon, Ricardo Usategui-MartinandPawel Pludowski Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency with Calcifediol: Efficacy and Safety Profile and Predictability of Efficacy. May 2022. [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/14/9/1943/html

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. Ciplamed. D sol chewable tablets. (Cholecalciferol 60000). [Revised in May 2016] [ Accessed on 21st June 2022]  https://www.ciplamed.com/content/d-sol-granules-chewable-tablets-drops

5. Leeford Healthcare Limited. Calcijoint D3 (Cholecalciferol chewable tablet) [ Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://www.leeford.in/product/570/calcijoint-d3-chewable-tablets

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Vitamin D3 test
  • Kidney function test

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    Country Of Origin
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