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Drug information on Welcal (500mg+250iu) (Calcium Carbonate, Vit D2) from Sigman Wellness

Welcal (500mg+250iu)

Sigman Wellness
Generic : Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)
15 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Calcium Carbonate, Vit D2

Drug Name : Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)

Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)(Drisdol) generic Welcal (500mg+250iu) is vitamin D, prescribed for hypoparathyroidism, and refractory rickets. It helps in Calcium absorption in the body.
More Info about Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 30, 2018
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Side effects of Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)

   Genitourinary : Impairment of kidney function with frequent urination, night time urination, increased thirst.

   Central Nervous System : Mental retardation.

   Soft Tissues : Widespread calcification of the soft tissues, including the heart, blood vessels, kidney, and lungs.

   Musculoskeletal : Bone demineralization, nerve pain, stiffness, and weakness.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, loss of appetite and constipation.

   Metabolic : Mild acidosis, anemia and weight loss.

When is Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with hypercalcemia, malabsorption syndrome, and hypersensitivity.

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