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Drug information on Calibon -Z 250 (Calcium Carbonate) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Calibon -Z 250

Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Calcium Carbonate
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate(Alka-Mints) generic Calibon -Z 250 is a dietary supplement, prescribed for calcium deficiency state which may occur in diseases such as decreased levels of parathyroid hormone (acute and chronic), postmenopausal osteoporosis, rickets and osteomalacia (softening of the bones). It is also used as an antacid.
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Other Trade Names for Calcium Carbonate

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International : 

Alka-Mints, Calel-D, Caltrate 600, Chooz, Os-Cal 500, Rolaids Calcium Rich, Titralac, Tums
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Calibon -Z 250 may be prescribed

Side effects of Calibon -Z 250

  Heart: Slow heart rate, cardiac arrest, abnormal heart rhythm.

  Gastrointestinal: Constipation, loss of appetite, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

  Genitourinary: Kidney stone, kidney failure.

  Metabolic: Increased calcium level, muscle weakness, headache, coma.

  Allergic reactions: Itching, rash and hives.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Oral- 1 to 3 chewable tablets containing 500 mg calcium carbonate per day, or as directed by your physician. Maximum dose is 16 tablets/day. For pregnant woman maximum dose is 7 tabs/day.

How to use Calibon -Z 250?

It comes as a tablet, liquid to take by mouth, after meals.

When is Calibon -Z 250 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to patients with increased calcium level in blood and/or increased calcium in urine, kidney stone, increased level of vitamin D, and phosphate in blood.

Warnings and Precautions for Calibon -Z 250

Impaired calcium absorption in achlorhydria, which is common in elderly.

• Increased risk of increased calcium level in blood and/or increased calcium in urine in hypo parathyroid patients receiving high doses of vitamin D.

• Caution needed when using in patients with history of kidney stones, kidney impairment.

• Frequent monitoring of serum calcium and phosphorus is recommended.

Other Precautions for Calibon -Z 250

Do not take in larger or smaller quantity or for longer than recommended.

Storage Conditions for Calibon -Z 250

Oral: Store below 25°C. Store it at room temperature and in airtight container.

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