CHECAL TABLET contains Calcium orotate which belongs to a group of medicines known as Calcium Supplements. It is used in treatment and prevention of low blood calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets and treatment of low blood calcium levels like osteoporosis (bones become brittle and weak), osteomalacia/rickets (softening of bones), hypoparathyroidism (activity of parathyroid gland is reduced).
It also treats latent tetany (involuntary contractions of muscles due to low calcium levels), in patients who have undergone hip joint surgery or suffering from lower back pain, recalcification of metastatic defects in the skeletal system and to minimizes the risk of colon cancer.
CHECAL TABLET is also used in maintaining adequate calcium levels in pregnant, breast-feeding women, postpartum care, post-menopausal women, in pre- menstrual syndrome, senile osteoporosis, in drug (Phenytoin, Phenobarbital, or Prednisolone) induced osteoporosis.
It can be used for treatment of inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, lupus, various cardiovascular ailments, encephalitis, retinitis, phlebitis, colitis, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, spondylitis (inflammatory disease affecting spine and large joints). It helps in controlling weight, reducing the effects of mood swings, helping in cognitive enhancement, and also protects the heart by improving the efficiency of cardiac muscles.
CHECAL TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with kidney disease, kidney stones, increased activity of the parathyroid gland, high amount of calcium in urine & blood, extreme loss of body water, incomplete or infrequent bowel movements, or sarcoidosis (lung disease). Consult your doctor before taking it.
CHECAL TABLET should be used with caution in patients suffering from lung diseases such as sarcoidosis, heart, kidney diseases, gastrointestinal disorders such as achlorhydria (no stomach acid), malabsorption syndrome, or disease of pancreas.
CHECAL TABLET can be used by pregnant & breastfeeding women. The most common side effects of taking CHECAL TABLET are bloating and swelling in the stomach. Contact your doctor if side effects worsen.