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Drug Information

What is Calcitriol + Calcium combination used for?

Calcitriol + Calcium combination capsule, tablet, syrup is used for the treatment of calcium deficiency disorders, hypoparathyroidism and postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Calcitriol + Calcium combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Calcitriol + Calcium work?

In Calcitriol + Calcium combination, Calcitriol belongs to the class of drugs called vitamin D analogues. The drug acts by binding to the intracellular receptors, which function as transcription factors to regulate the gene expression. It also acts by increasing calcium absorption in the intestine, thereby increasing the serum calcium levels.  

Calcium is used as a supplement. It acts by regulating the uptake and binding of amino acids. It acts by maintaining the calcium balance in the body.

How to take Calcitriol + Calcium combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Calcitriol + Calcium combination capsule/tablet/syrup as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet/capsule Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule.
  • Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
  • In case of syrup , shake the suspension well before taking each dose so as to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug.
  • Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.

If you miss a dose of Calcitriol + Calcium combination, please take it as soon as 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 Calcitriol + Calcium combination include the following:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Unusual weakness
  • Abdominal cramps

You must seek immediate medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms.

What are the drugs that interact with Calcitriol + Calcium combination?

Drugs that interact with Calcitriol + Calcium combination include the following:

  • Cholecalciferol
  • Cholestyramine
  • Digoxin
  • Dihydrotachysterol
  • Doxercalciferol
  • Ergocalciferol
  • Ferrous fumarate
  • Lanthanum
  • Phenobarbital
  • Phenytoin
  • Sevelamer

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 Calcitriol + Calcium combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Calcitriol + Calcium combination:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite

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

  • Abdominal pain
  • Increased thirst
  • Muscle pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Severe dizziness
  • Trouble breathing

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 should be followed while taking Calcitriol + Calcium combination?

  • Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to Calcitriol + Calcium combination or similar drugs.
  • Avoid taking Calcitriol + Calcium combination if you are suffering from hypercalcemia (increased levels of calcium in the blood).
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Be cautious while taking Calcitriol + Calcium combination if you have any kidney impairment.

You are advised not to take Calcitriol + Calcium combination 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 Calcitriol + Calcium combination?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart diseases, renal dysfunction or undergoing dialysis treatment.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about Calcitriol + Calcium combination

  1. Is it safe to alter the dose of Calcitriol + Calcium combination medicine for a faster recovery?
  2. No. It is not advisable to alter the dose of Calcitriol + Calcium combination without doctor’s consent.

  3. Can I take Calcitriol + Calcium combination during pregnancy?
  4. Consult your doctor to discuss the potential risks and benefits of Calcitriol + Calcium combination during pregnancy.

  5. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking Calcitriol + Calcium combination?
  6. It is required to monitor the levels of serum calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and alkaline phosphatase levels while taking Calcitriol + Calcium combination medicine.

  7. How should Calcitriol + Calcium combination be stored?
  8. Calcitriol + Calcium combination should be stored between 15-300C. Protect the medication from heat, light, and moisture.

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