CHECAL Tablet 15's

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INTRODUCTION

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.

USES OF CHECAL TABLET

  • it is used to treat low blood calcium levels in patients who cannot fulfil calcium requirements from diet
  • treats low calcium levels in patients suffering from osteoporosis, osteomalacia/rickets, hypoparathyroidism, latent tetany, patients who have undergone hip joint plastic surgery or suffering from lower back pain
  • it is also used to maintain adequate calcium levels in certain patients (Ex. pregnant, breast-feeding women, etc)
  • used for management of inflammatory diseases (Ex. arthritis, retinitis, etc)
  • controls weight, reduces mood swings, helps in cognitive enhancement
  • protects the heart by improving the efficiency of cardiac muscles
  • helps in recalcification of metastatic defects in the skeletal system
  • minimizes the risk of colon cancer

HOW CHECAL TABLET WORKS

CHECAL TABLET works by facilitating calcium transport through cell membranes and hence increasing the intake of calcium into the cells, particularly in bones. It also helps in maintenance of healthy cartilage and in synthesis of DNA, RNA in cells. Thus, it causes recalcification of bone, reverses bone loss and relieves pain.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take CHECAL TABLET as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dosage and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CHECAL TABLET

COMMON

  • bloating and swelling in stomach

UNCOMMON

  • nausea, vomiting
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • stomach upset
  • increased thirst and urination
  • headache
  • mood changes
  • loss of appetite
  • unusual weight loss, tiredness, weakness
  • bone/muscle pain
  • formation of kidney stones

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Bloating:

Avoid consumption of wind producing food like beans, onion, carbonated beverages. Regular exercise and walking helps. Consult your doctor if symptoms do not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CHECAL TABLET is recommended for use in pregnant women as taking CHECAL TABLET reduces the risk of high blood pressure. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

CHECAL TABLET is recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

KIDNEY

CHECAL TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with kidney disease, kidney stones.

CHECAL TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease, and kidney stones. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take CHECAL TABLET if you are allergic to Calcium Orotate or any other ingredients of the medicine.

LUNGS

CHECAL TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with lung disease such as sarcoidosis.

CHECAL TABLET should be used with caution in patients suffering from lung diseases such as sarcoidosis (multiple inflammatory cell clumps are formed in various organs). Consult your doctor before taking it.

HEART DISEASE

[GBNKEYWORD should be taken with caution in patients with heart diseases. Consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

CHECAL TABLET is not recommended for use if you have:

  • increased activity of the parathyroid gland
  • high amount of calcium in urine & blood
  • extreme loss of body water
  • incomplete or infrequent bowel movements

Before taking CHECAL TABLET inform your doctor if you:

  • have gastrointestinal disorders such as achlorhydria (very less or no acid production in stomach)
  • have malabsorption syndrome (condition in which nutrition from food is not adequately absorbed in stomach)
  • have disease of pancreas

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking CHECAL TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • bisphosphonates such as alendronate, tiludronate sodium, risedronate (medicines used for treatment of bone disorders)
  • tetracyclines (such as doxycycline, minocycline), quinolone antibiotics (Ex. ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin), medicines used for treatment of various infections
  • levothyroxine (medicine used for treatment of hypoactive thyroid gland)
  • estramustine (medicine used for treatment of prostate cancer)
  • thiazide diuretics such as chlorothiazide, chlorthalidone (medicine used for treatment of high blood pressure and kidney disorders)
  • phenytoin (medicine used for treatment of seizures)
  • aluminium and magnesium-containing antacids (medicines used to treat acidity and indigestion
  • mineral oil and stimulant laxatives (medicine used to treat constipation)
  • glucocorticoids Ex. prednisone (medicines used to treat inflammatory conditions)
  • oral contraceptives as well as oestrogen compounds (medicines used to prevent pregnancy or treats menstrual abnormalities)
  • NSAIDs Ex. aspirin, ibuprofen (medicine used to treat pain)
  • tiludronate disodium (to treat Paget's disease)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of CHECAL TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss, constipation.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Calcium Orotate
Pharmacological Category :   Calcium supplement
Therapeutic Indication :   Low blood calcium levels and low blood calcium conditions
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CHECAL TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store CHECAL TABLET below room temperature

FAQs ABOUT CHECAL TABLET

What is CHECAL TABLET used for?

CHECAL TABLET is used in the treatment and prevention of low blood calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets and to treat conditions caused by low blood calcium levels. It is also used in maintaining adequate calcium levels in certain patient groups and for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. CHECAL TABLET also protects the heart and minimizes the risk of colon cancer.

How does CHECAL TABLET work?

CHECAL TABLET works by facilitating calcium transport through cell membranes and hence increasing the intake of calcium into the cells, particularly in bones. It also helps in the maintenance of healthy cartilage and in the synthesis of DNA, RNA in cells. Thus, it causes recalcification of bone, reverses bone loss and relieves pain.

Is CHECAL TABLET safe in pregnancy?

Yes, CHECAL TABLET can be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women as it reduces the risk of high blood pressure in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Can I take Chlorothiazide along with CHECAL TABLET?

No, taking CHECAL TABLET along with thiazide-type diuretics (such as chlorothiazide, chlorthalidone used for the treatment of high blood pressure and kidney disorders) can interact with calcium supplements, increasing the risks of hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria (excessive calcium in blood and urine).

Who should not take CHECAL TABLET?

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. Consult your doctor before taking it.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Hormones and Drugs Affecting Calcium Balance. Essentials of medical pharmacology. 8th Edition. 2019. Page- 362.

2. Calcium orotate. NIH. National Library of Medicine, National Centre for Biotechnology Information. PubChem. December 2022. [ Accessed on 19th August 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Calcium-orotate

3. Kun Zhu, Richard L Prince. Calcium and bone. NIH. National Library of Medicine, National Centre for Biotechnology Information. Pubmed.gov. May 2012. Calcium and bone - PubMed (nih.gov)

4. Square pharmaceuticals ltd. Calcium Orotate. [Accessed on 19th August 2022] https://www.squarepharma.com.bd/downloads/1619070153_pdoc_Calbostar%20Prescribing%20Information.pdf

5. ACI limited. Calcium Orotate. [Accessed on 19th August 2022] https://www.aci-bd.com/Brand/Rotacal%20&%20Rotacal%20Max.pdf

6. Renata limited. Calcium Orotate. [Revised October 2016] [ Accessed on 19th August 2022] https://renata-ltd.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Calcin-O-DS-Insert.pdf

7. Calcium Orotate. Akesiss pharmaceuticals. [Accessed on 19th August 2022] https://akesiss.com/divisions/zalvo-gynecology-general-medicine-urology/orotate/

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    CALCIUM OROTATE 740 mg
    Hsn Code
    30045020
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CHECAL Tablet 15's

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