FAQs ABOUT SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE
Q: What is SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE used for?
A: SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE is a combination of Calcitriol, Calcium Carbonate and Soya Isoflavones which belongs to a group of medicines known as Vitamin D analogues, Calcium supplement and Phytoestrogens respectively. It is indicated for the dietary management of the metabolic processes of bone defects like osteopenia and osteoporosis.
Q: How SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE works?
A: SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE effectively improves the bone strength where Calcitriol increases the calcium levels by acting on the cells of gastrointestinal tract to increase the uptake of calcium. Calcium carbonate is a nutritional supplement which directly increases the calcium stores in the body. Soya isoflavones stimulates the multiplication of bone forming cells called osteoblast thereby increases the bone density.
Q: Is SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE safe in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
A: SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE should be used with caution during pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant and in breastfeeding woman. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Q: Does SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE causes skin rash?
A: Yes, it may cause skin rash in some individuals. Try to avoid hot showers because it may cause skin irritation. Avoid frequent contact and rubbing over the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. If this symptom does not get better, consult your doctor.
Q: Do I need to follow any diet while taking SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE?
A: Do not eat any food that contain vitamin D while taking SHELCAL ISO CAPSULE. Drink plenty of fluids (such as water) as it is important not to become dehydrated. Follow the diet as advised by your doctor.