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CAL-GM Tablet 15's

CAL-GM Tablet 15's

Manufacturer/Marketer

AQUNOVA PHARMA PVT LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Apr-26

About CAL-GM Tablet 15's

CAL-GM Tablet 15's belongs to the class of 'Vitamins,' primarily used to treat nutritional deficiencies. CAL-GM Tablet 15's effectively treats various conditions caused by low calcium levels in the body, like Vitamin D deficiency. Nutritional deficiency occurs when the body cannot absorb or get enough nutrients from food. It could lead to various health problems, including defective bone growth, skin disorders, digestive issues, and dementia (memory loss).

CAL-GM Tablet 15's consists of elemental calcium and vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol). Elemental calcium is a mineral used to prevent or treat a calcium deficiency. It provides essential nutrients to maintain bone formation. Vitamin D3 is a steroid hormone produced in the skin when exposed to ultraviolet light or obtained from food sources. It helps maintain blood calcium and phosphorus levels and the mineralization of bone.

Take CAL-GM Tablet 15's as recommended. CAL-GM Tablet 15's is likely safe to consume. Sometimes, it may cause side effects like constipation and stomach upset. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time.

Do not take CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you're allergic to any ingredient in it. Please inform your doctor if you have hypercalcemia (high calcium levels), hypervitaminosis D (high vitamin D levels), malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food), low levels of bile, and phosphate imbalance before starting CAL-GM Tablet 15's. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's. Do not use CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you have kidney problems/stones or have a high Vitamin D level in your blood. CAL-GM Tablet 15's is safe for children only when recommended by the doctor.

Uses of CAL-GM Tablet 15's

Treatment of Calcium deficiency and Vitamin D3 deficiency

Medicinal Benefits

CAL-GM Tablet 15's is used to treat low blood calcium levels. It effectively treats various conditions caused by low calcium levels in the body, like Vitamin D deficiency, osteoporosis, hypoparathyroidism, latent tetany, and rickets or osteomalacia. The CAL-GM Tablet 15's consists of two medicines: Elemental calcium (mineral) and Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3). Elemental calcium is a mineral that is used to prevent or treat a calcium deficiency. It provides essential nutrients to maintain bone formation and maintenance. Cholecalciferol is a steroid hormone produced in the skin when exposed to ultraviolet light or obtained from food sources. It helps maintain blood calcium and phosphorus levels and the mineralization of bone.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Chewable tablets: Chew the tablet completely and swallow. Do not swallow it as a whole.Oral Suspension/syrup: Shake the bottle well before each use. Take the recommended dose by mouth using the measuring cup.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of CAL-GM Tablet 15's

  • Constipation 
  • Stomach upset
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Bone/muscle pain
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Headache

Drug Warnings

Do not take CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you're allergic to any ingredient in it. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it is advised to inform your doctor before using CAL-GM Tablet 15's. Higher doses of Vitamin D than the recommended daily dose should be used in pregnant women only when advised by the doctor. Cholecalciferol in higher doses may harm the fetus. CAL-GM Tablet 15's may pass into the breast milk; hence consult your doctor before taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you are a breastfeeding mother. CAL-GM Tablet 15's should be used with caution in children and only if recommended by a doctor. Cholecalciferol in CAL-GM Tablet 15's can affect growth in children. Inform your doctor if your child is not growing normally while using CAL-GM Tablet 15's. CAL-GM Tablet 15's is not recommended if you have hypercalcemia (high calcium levels), metastatic calcification (extra deposits of calcium in the body), hypervitaminosis D (high vitamin D levels), and malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food). Inform your doctor before taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you have any heart/kidney/liver/blood vessel diseases, kidney stones, sarcoidosis (growth of inflammatory cells in different parts of the body), Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease), Whipple's disease (bacterial infection affecting joints and digestive system), achlorhydria (little or no stomach acid), low levels of bile, and phosphate imbalance. CAL-GM Tablet 15's contains sugar or sorbitol; hence caution should be taken to have an intolerance to sugars, diabetes, and phenylketonuria (increased levels of an amino acid called phenylalanine).

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: CAL-GM Tablet 15's may interact with drugs treating high cholesterol levels (cholestyramine, colesevelam, colestipol), antibiotics (doxycycline, minocycline, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, penicillin, neomycin, and chloramphenicol), anti-cancer drugs (estramustine), drugs treating bone loss (alendronate), thyroid hormone (levothyroxine), weight-loss drugs (orlistat), fits medicines (phenobarbital), mineral oils (paraffin), water pills (furosemide, ethacrynic acid), and heart-related medicines (digitoxin).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid or reduce caffeine intake, soft drinks, and alcohol that inhibit calcium absorption.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Brief your doctor if you have a medical history of allergic reactions, cardiovascular adverse effects, phosphate calcifications, cardiac contraction/conduction, malabsorption, renal dysfunction, sarcoidosis, arrhythmia, electrolyte imbalance, hypercalcemia, renal dysfunction, and hepatobiliary dysfunction.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • CHOLESTYRAMINE
  • COLESEVELAM
  • COLESTIPOL
  • DOXYCYCLINE
  • MINOCYCLINE
  • CIPROFLOXACIN
  • LEVOFLOXACIN
  • PENICILLIN
  • NEOMYCIN
  • CHLORAMPHENICOL
  • ESTRAMUSTINE
  • ALENDRONATE SODIUM
  • LEVOTHYROXINE
  • ORLISTAT
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • FUROSEMIDE
  • ETHACRYNIC ACID
  • DIGITOXIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Include dairy products like milk, yoghurt, cheese, or milk-based custard in your diet.
  • Eat a serving of broccoli, cabbage, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables daily.
  • Include the best dietary sources of vitamin D, such as fish liver oils and vitamin D–fortified milk.
  • Snack on calcium-rich nuts like Brazil nuts or almonds.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds over your food, vegetables, and salads. Sesame seeds are high in calcium.
  • Avoid or reduce the intake of caffeine, soft drinks, and alcohol that inhibit calcium absorption.
  • Replace the meat with tofu or tempeh for extra calcium in your food.

Special Advise

  • CAL-GM Tablet 15's may interfere with cholesterol tests. Hence please inform your doctor and laboratory staff that you are taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's before undergoing blood tests.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Vitamin D deficiency: When a person cannot get enough Vitamin D through food and exposure to sunlight, it leads to vitamin D deficiency. It often leads to thin, brittle, or misshapen bones.

Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is a bone disease that weakens and brittle bones by decreasing bone density. 

Tetany: A disease condition due to low levels of calcium (hypocalcemia) in the body that causes cramps and spasms in the hands, feet, and larynx (voice box).

Osteomalacia/Rickets: Osteomalacia/Rickets disease is caused by softening and weakening bones in children due to inadequate vitamin D.

Hypoparathyroidism: It is a disease characterized by low parathyroid hormone levels. This can cause low calcium levels and trigger tetany (muscle cramps, spasms, or tremors).

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Alcohol

Caution

Drinking alcohol can affect calcium absorption; hence, limiting the alcohol intake while using CAL-GM Tablet 15's.

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Pregnancy

Caution

During pregnancy, use higher doses of CAL-GM Tablet 15's than the daily dietary allowance only when the doctor advises. Your doctor will weigh the potential risks and benefits before recommending CAL-GM Tablet 15's.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Consult your doctor before taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you are breastfeeding. CAL-GM Tablet 15's can pass into the breast milk. If CAL-GM Tablet 15's is used during breastfeeding, please monitor the serum calcium levels of the mother and the infant.

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Driving

Caution

CAL-GM Tablet 15's usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. If you experience any unmanageable side effects while using CAL-GM Tablet 15's, do not drive or operate machinery.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's. Hepatic impairment/liver disease can alter the metabolic and therapeutic activity of certain Vitamin D forms.

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Kidney

Caution

You should seek doctor advice before starting CAL-GM Tablet 15's if you have kidney diseases like kidney stones or undergoing dialysis. Should take caution in patients undergoing dialysis to maintain adequate phosphorus levels and avoid ectopic calcification (calcium deposition).

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Children

Consult your doctor

Your doctor will recommend a suitable dosage of CAL-GM Tablet 15's based on your child's age and weight.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

FF 5 , Rishabh complex, opp Savita park, Govindwadi road, Isanpur. Ahmedabad - 382445
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FAQs

CAL-GM Tablet 15's is primarily used to treat nutritional deficiencies. It effectively treats various conditions caused by low calcium levels in the body, like Vitamin D deficiency.
CAL-GM Tablet 15's consists of two vitamins: elemental calcium and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). Elemental calcium is a mineral that is used to prevent or treat a calcium deficiency. It provides essential nutrients to maintain bone formation. Vitamin D3 is a steroid hormone produced in the skin when exposed to ultraviolet light or obtained from food sources. It helps maintain blood calcium and phosphorus levels and the mineralization of bone.
Antacids may increase the absorption of Calcium from CAL-GM Tablet 15's. Hence it is advised to take CAL-GM Tablet 15's two hours before or four hours after taking antacids.
CAL-GM Tablet 15's is used to increase low levels of calcium in the body. Hence it is not advised to use CAL-GM Tablet 15's during hypercalcaemia since it causes the overdose of calcium leading to kidney stones and other effects.
CAL-GM Tablet 15's can cause kidney stones due to excess calcium deposition when used for a prolonged period. Please consult your doctor before taking CAL-GM Tablet 15's as a daily supplement if you have any kidney problems or a history of kidney stones.
Milk is considered to be the best source of calcium. You can take CAL-GM Tablet 15's with milk.

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