Drug information of Calcium+D3
Calcium is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of your body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body. Calcium and vitamin D combination is used to prevent or to treat a calcium deficiency.
Usual Adult Dose for Osteoporosis Calcium - General Range: 1000 mg to 1300 mg daily Vitamin D - General Range: 200 international units to 800 international units daily Usual Adult Dose for Dietary Supplement Calcium - General Range: 1000 mg to 1300 mg daily Vitamin D - General Range: 200 international units to 800 international units daily
InteractionsTetracycline , Doxycycline , Digoxin , Minocycline , prednisone
1- Avoid taking any other vitamin or mineral supplements that contain calcium or vitamin D without your doctor's advice. 2- Avoid taking an antacid within 2 hours before or after you take calcium and vitamin D combination. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb calcium and vitamin D combination.
Points of recommendation
1- Do not take calcium and vitamin D without your doctor's advice. Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy or while you are breast-feeding a baby. 2- Take the calcium and vitamin D regular tablet with a full glass of water. 3- Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole. 4- Take this medicine with food that is not high in fiber (such as bran). 5- Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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