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Hhcal-Trol Capsule 15's

Hhcal-Trol Capsule 15's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Hegde & Hegde Pharmaceutica Llp

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Hhcal-Trol Capsule

Hhcal-Trol Capsule is used to treat low blood calcium levels. Hhcal-Trol Capsule effectively treats various conditions caused by low calcium levels in the body, such as osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones), osteomalacia/rickets (weak bones), hypoparathyroidism (low levels of parathyroid hormone), and latent tetany (a muscle disease with low blood calcium levels). Hhcal-Trol Capsule can also be given to pregnant, nursing, and postmenopausal women to ensure that they are getting enough calcium. Additionally, Hhcal-Trol Capsule is used to treat hyperparathyroidism (overactive parathyroid glands) and metabolic bone disease in people with chronic kidney disease, surgery, or other conditions.

Hhcal-Trol Capsule consists of three medicines: Calcium carbonate (mineral), Calcitriol (Vitamin D3), and  Zinc (mineral). Calcium is a mineral that is used to prevent or treat a calcium deficiency. It provides essential nutrients to maintain bone formation and maintenance. Calcitriol is a synthetic version of Vitamin D3 and treats calcium deficiency with hypoparathyroidism (the parathyroid glands' decreased activity) and metabolic bone diseases in people with chronic kidney failure. It raises Vitamin D levels and thereby increases calcium levels in the blood. This helps in improving the absorption rate of calcium from the intestine. Zinc is a mineral that has an essential role in bone health. Zinc helps to stimulate osteoblastic bone formation and mineralization.

Take Hhcal-Trol Capsule as instructed by your doctor. In some cases, Hhcal-Trol Capsule can cause side effects like constipation or stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, mood changes, weakness, tiredness, fast or pounding heartbeat, bone/muscle pain, and headache. Most of these side effects of Hhcal-Trol Capsule do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to Hhcal-Trol Capsule or its inactive components, please inform your doctor. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Hhcal-Trol Capsule . Higher doses of Vitamin D than the recommended daily dose should be used in pregnant women only when advised by the doctor. Hhcal-Trol Capsule may pass into the breast milk. Hence, breastfeeding mothers need to seek medical advice before starting Hhcal-Trol Capsule . Hhcal-Trol Capsule may contain sugar or sorbitol; hence, caution should be taken to have sugar intolerance, diabetes, and phenylketonuria (increased levels of an amino acid called phenylalanine).

Uses of Hhcal-Trol Capsule

Treatment of Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal osteoporosis Osteomalacia, Rickets, Calcium deficiency and Tetany

Medicinal Benefits

Hhcal-Trol Capsule is a combination of three drugs: Calcium carbonate (mineral), Calcitriol (Vitamin D3) and Zinc (mineral) used to treat low blood calcium levels and various associated conditions caused by low calcium levels in the body, such as osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones), osteomalacia/rickets (weak bones), hypoparathyroidism (low levels of parathyroid hormone), and tetany (a muscle disease with low blood calcium levels). Calcium carbonate is a mineral and prevents or treats calcium deficiency. It helps to maintain bone and teeth health. Calcitriol, a synthetic form of Vitamin D3, treats calcium deficiency with hypoparathyroidism (the parathyroid glands' decreased activity) and metabolic bone diseases in people with chronic kidney failure. Zinc is an important mineral in the normal growth and development of the skeletal system. It helps maintain bone density by increasing protein synthesis, which helps protect bone health.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Hhcal-Trol Capsule

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Mood changes
  • Tiredness/ weakness
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat

Drug Warnings

If you are known to be allergic to Hhcal-Trol Capsule or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it is advised to inform your doctor before using Hhcal-Trol Capsule . Higher doses of Vitamin D than the recommended daily dose should be used in pregnant women only when advised by the doctor. Calcitriol in higher doses may harm the fetus. Hhcal-Trol Capsule may pass into the breast milk; hence consult your doctor before taking Hhcal-Trol Capsule if you are a breastfeeding mother. Hhcal-Trol Capsule should be used with caution in children and only if recommended by a doctor. Calcitriol in Hhcal-Trol Capsule can affect growth in children. Inform your doctor if your child is not growing at a normal rate while using Hhcal-Trol Capsule . Hhcal-Trol Capsule 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 Hhcal-Trol Capsule 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. Hhcal-Trol Capsule 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: Hhcal-Trol Capsule may interact with anti-cancer medication (estramustine), Cholestyramine (cholesterol-lowering agent), Digitalis (used to treat heart problems), medicines to treat bacterial infections such as Ciprofloxacin, Levofloxacin, Gatifloxacin, Sparfloxacin, Ofloxacin; Ketoconazole (treat fungal infections).

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

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have myeloma, bone metastases, primary hyperparathyroidism, Nephrolithiasis/nephrocalcinosis., Renal failure, or Hypervitaminosis D.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ESTRAMUSTINE
  • CHOLESTYRAMINE
  • DIGITALIS
  • CIPROFLOXACIN
  • LEVOFLOXACIN
  • GATIFLOXACIN
  • SPARFLOXACIN
  • OFLOXACIN
  • KETOCONAZOLE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Include dairy products like milk, yogurt, cheese, or milk-based custard in your diet.

  • Eat daily a serving of broccoli, cabbage, bok choy, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables.

  • 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

  • Clinical monitoring of serum electrolyte concentrations and cardiac function is recommended.

  • A low phosphate diet is recommended to control serum phosphorus levels in patients undergoing dialysis.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Osteoporosis: It is a bone disease that weakens and brittle bones by decreasing bone density.  As bones become less dense, they weaken and are more likely to break. Breaking a bone is a serious complication of osteoporosis, especially in older patients. Women are much more likely to develop osteoporosis than are men. Signs and symptoms include back pain caused by a fractured or collapsed vertebra, loss of height over time, a stooped posture, and a bone that breaks much more easily than expected.

Osteomalacia/Rickets: A bone disease caused by softening and weakening bones in children due to inadequate vitamin D. Adults can experience a similar condition known as osteomalacia. It causes bone pain, poor growth, and soft, weak bones that can lead to bone deformities.

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

Hypoparathyroidism: It is a disease characterized by low levels of parathyroid hormone. This can cause low calcium levels and trigger tetany.

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Alcohol

Caution

Drinking alcohol can affect calcium absorption; hence it is advised to limit the alcohol intake while using Hhcal-Trol Capsule .

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Pregnancy

Caution

During pregnancy, use higher doses of Hhcal-Trol Capsule than the daily dietary allowance only when advised by the doctor. Calcitriol in higher doses may harm the fetus. Your doctor will weigh the potential risks and benefits before recommending Hhcal-Trol Capsule .

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Breast Feeding

Caution

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

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Driving

Caution

No interaction was found/established.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Hhcal-Trol Capsule . Hepatic impairment/liver disease can alter the metabolic and therapeutic activity of certain Vitamin D forms.

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Kidney

Caution

It is advised to seek doctor advice before starting Hhcal-Trol Capsule if you have kidney diseases like kidney stones or undergoing dialysis. Calcitriol in Hhcal-Trol Capsule increases inorganic phosphate levels in serum; hence caution should be taken in patients undergoing dialysis to maintain adequate phosphorus levels and avoid ectopic calcification (calcium deposition).

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Children

Caution

Hhcal-Trol Capsule should be used with caution in children and only if recommended by a doctor.

Country of origin

INDIA

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Office No. 11A ? 15, 1st Floor, Free Press House, 215, Nariman Point, Mumbai ? 400 021
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FAQs

Hhcal-Trol Capsule is used to treat Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Rickets, Calcium deficiency and Tetany.
Hhcal-Trol Capsule is a combination of three medicines, namely: Calcium carbonate, Calcitriol and Zinc. Calcitriol helps your body effectively absorb Calcium Carbonate and additionally supports the muscles needed to avoid falls. Calcium and Zinc help build and maintain bones. Collectively, Hhcal-Trol Capsule used to treat osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones), osteomalacia/rickets (weak bones), hypoparathyroidism (low levels of parathyroid hormone), and tetany (a muscle disease with low blood calcium levels).
Hhcal-Trol Capsule is used to increase low levels of calcium in the body. Hence it is not advised to use Hhcal-Trol Capsule during hypercalcemia, since it causes the overdose of calcium leading to kidney stones and other effects.
Hhcal-Trol Capsule can cause kidney stones due to excess calcium deposition when used for a prolonged period. Please consult your doctor before taking Hhcal-Trol Capsule as a daily supplement if you have any kidney problems or a history of kidney stones.
Common side effects of Hhcal-Trol Capsule include constipation, stomach pain, loss of appetite, fast or pounding heartbeat, bone, or muscle pain.
Do not use Hhcal-Trol Capsule if you ate allergic to Hhcal-Trol Capsule or any other ingredients in it. Hhcal-Trol Capsule is not recommended in 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).

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