FAQs ABOUT ZINGCAL
Q: What is the use of ZINGCAL?
A: ZINGCAL is used in the treatment of hypocalcaemia, rickets or osteomalacia, hypophosphatemia, hypoparathyroidism, osteodystrophy and osteoporosis to increase blood calcium. It also maintains the balance of calcium and phosphate metabolism in the body.
Q: Does ZINGCAL have vitamin D?
A: Yes, ZINGCAL contains calcitriol, which acts as an active form of fat-soluble vitamin D. It helps increase intestinal absorption of calcium and acts as a regulator of calcium and phosphate metabolism.
Q: What are the side effects of ZINGCAL?
A: ZINGCAL may cause constipation, nausea, loss of appetite, feeling thirsty, bone pain, stomach pain, frequent urination and muscle weakness due to its effect on the blood calcium level. If any of these symptoms bother you, consult your doctor immediately.
Q: Is ZINGCAL good for health?
A: ZINGCAL contains vitamin D and calcium, which help strengthen bones and improve the overall quality of bones. Calcium is also required for the optimal functioning of muscles, the nervous system and the heart. Hence, taking this medicine is good for your overall health.
Q: How do I take ZINGCAL?
A: Always take ZINGCAL as instructed by your doctor and continue to follow any advice about diet recommended by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly because the symptoms may return.