FAQs ABOUT CALVOX TABLET
What is CALVOX TABLET used for?
CALVOX TABLET is used to prevent and treat calcium deficiency. Low levels of calcium are seen mainly during pregnancy and lactation. CALVOX TABLET is also used for the treatment of osteoporosis (bones become brittle and fragile), osteomalacia (softening of bones), rickets (abnormal calcification, softening and distortion of the bones typically resulting in bowlegs), hypoparathyroidism (low levels of parathyroid hormones). Consult doctor before taking CALVOX TABLET.
How does CALVOX TABLET work?
CALVOX TABLET contains vitamin D3 and calcium carbonate. Vitamin D3 helps to enhance the intestinal absorption of calcium. Calcium carbonate acts as a calcium supplement. Combination of calcium carbonate and Vitamin D3 helps to counteract the increase in parathyroid hormone that is caused by calcium deficiency and which causes increased bone resorption (destruction of bone tissue that promotes bone loss). This helps to strengthen the bones, teeth and muscle functions.
What are the common side effects of taking CALVOX TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking CALVOX TABLET includes nausea, vomiting, constipation, excess gas, dry mouth, loss of hunger and acid refluxes. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.
Can CALVOX TABLET be used in patients with kidney problems?
CALVOX TABLET is not recommended to be taken for patients diagnosed with kidney stones, increased levels of calcium in urine or blood and severe kidney impairment. CALVOX TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with impaired renal function. Consult your doctor before taking CALVOX TABLET.
Can CALVOX TABLET be used during pregnancy?
CALVOX TABLET can be used during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for the required dosage for you as overdosage of CALVOX TABLET may lead to retardation of physical and mental health, retinal diseases and heart defect (supravalvular aortic stenosis) in the developing baby.