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M-Cal 250 (Calcium Carbonate) Drug Price and Information

M-Cal 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. 

M-Cal 250

  Film coated tablet
Stedman Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Calcium Carbonate
 150.00
625mg/200IU/100mg
15
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    Drug Name : Calcium Carbonate

    Calcium Carbonate(Alka-Mints) generic M-Cal 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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    Trade Names for Calcium Carbonate

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    Alka-Mints, Calel-D, Caltrate 600, Chooz, Os-Cal 500, Rolaids Calcium Rich, Titralac, Tums
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    Medical condition(s) for which M-Cal 250 may be prescribed


    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.

    Side effects of M-Cal 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.

    How to use M-Cal 250?

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

    When Should M-Cal 250 not 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.

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    Warnings and Precautions for M-Cal 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 M-Cal 250

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

    Storage Conditions for M-Cal 250

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



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