Calcium Citrate, Magnesium, Vitamin D3, and Zinc Sulphate Tablets come under the brand name “CC-VITA” and contains four important nutrients: calcium citrate, vitamin D3, magnesium, and zinc. It is used to treat a lack of calcium and vitamin D in the body. Calcium citrate makes the bones stronger by increasing their density and helps in treating and preventing low calcium levels.
Vitamin D3 helps the body absorb calcium. Magnesium plays a role in this process too by converting vitamin D into its active form, aiding in the absorption of calcium. Zinc is important for the cells that build bones and also helps prevent the breakdown of bones. When used together, it helps strengthen bones and treats nutritional deficiencies related to calcium and vitamin D.
- It is used to treat calcium and vitamin D deficiency.
- Calcium citrate makes the bones stronger by increasing their density. It helps in treating and preventing low calcium levels.
- Vitamin D3 is a form of vitamin D which helps in the absorption of calcium.
- Magnesium aids in the absorption of calcium by converting vitamin D into its active form.
- Zinc Sulphate is necessary for bone-building cells and inhibits the formation of cells that cause the breakdown of bones.
- Calcium Citrate, Magnesium, Vitamin D3, and Zinc Sulphate Tablets helps in strengthening bones and treats nutritional deficiency.
Directions For Use
- Take it with or without food as advised by the doctor.
- Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
- Do not break, crush or chew it.
- Please take Calcium Citrate, Magnesium, Vitamin D3, and Zinc Sulphate Tablets in the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor based on specific medical conditions.
- Keep it away from sunlight.
- Keep out of the reach of children.
- Store in a cool and dry place.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Calcium Citrate, Magnesium, Vitamin D3, and Zinc Sulphate Tablets.
- This composition may interact with anti-epileptic (phenytoin), corticosteroid (cortisone), diuretics, tetracycline/quinolone antibiotics, and cardiac glycoside.
- Consult your doctor before taking this tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have hypercalcaemia (high level of calcium in the blood), hypercalciuria (excess calcium in the urine), nephrocalcinosis (excess calcium deposition in the kidneys), nephrolithiasis (kidney stones), hypervitaminosis D (excess vitamin D), severe renal impairment or renal failure.
- This medicine should be given to children only if advised by the doctor.
- Stomach upset
- Muscle weakness
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I take antibiotics with this tablet?
It can be taken with antibiotics if advised by the doctor. However, maintain a gap of 2-4 hours between this medicine and antibiotics as taking them together might affect their absorption.
Does this composition cause constipation?
It may cause constipation. Eat fibre-rich food and drink plenty of fluids if you experience constipation. Consult your doctor if you have severe constipation.
What foods should I avoid while taking this tablet?
Avoid consuming foods containing oxalic acid and phytic acid such as spinach, rhubarb, and whole-grain cereals as they might inhibit the absorption of calcium. Maintain a gap of two hours between tablets and foods containing oxalic acid or phytic acid.
Can I take levothyroxine with this medicine?
It can be taken with levothyroxine if advised by the doctor. Calcium might lower the effectiveness of levothyroxine, therefore, maintain a gap of 4 hours between this medicine and levothyroxine.