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Jencal 500 Tablet 15's

Jencal 500 Tablet 15's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Janricscan Pharma

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Jencal 500 Tablet

Jencal 500 Tablet belongs to the class of 'Nutritional supplements', primarily used to treat low blood calcium levels. Jencal 500 Tablet effectively treats various conditions caused by low calcium levels in the body like Vitamin D deficiency, osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones), hypoparathyroidism (a condition in which parathyroid glands make low levels of calcium in the body), latent tetany (a muscle disease with low blood calcium levels), and rickets or osteomalacia (softening or deforming of bones due to lack of calcium). Vitamin D deficiency occurs when your body has low Vitamin D levels and is caused due to inadequate nutrition, intestinal malabsorption, or lack of exposure to sunlight.

Jencal 500 Tablet consists of two medicines: Calcium (mineral) and Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol). Calcium is a mineral used to prevent or treat a calcium deficiency. It provides essential nutrients to maintain bone formation and maintenance. Vitamin D3 helps maintain blood calcium and phosphorus levels and mineralization of bone. It is used to treat and prevent bone disorders, such as rickets and osteomalacia.

Your doctor will decide the dosage based on your medical condition. Jencal 500 Tablet is likely safe to use. In some cases, it may cause common side effects like constipation and stomach upset. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, you are advised to talk to a doctor if the side effects persist or worsen.

If you are allergic to Jencal 500 Tablet or its inactive components, please inform your doctor. Please tell your doctor if you have hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels), hypervitaminosis D (high vitamin D levels), heart/kidney/liver/blood vessel diseases, kidney stones, and malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food) before starting Jencal 500 Tablet . Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Jencal 500 Tablet . This supplement should be used in children only when advised by the doctor. 

Uses of Jencal 500 Tablet

Treatment of Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia (Rickets), Vitamin D deficiency, Hypoparathyroidism, and Latent tetany.

Medicinal Benefits

Jencal 500 Tablet 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. Jencal 500 Tablet consists of two medicines: Calcium (mineral) and Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol). Calcium is a mineral used to prevent or treat a calcium deficiency. It provides essential nutrients to maintain bone formation. Vitamin D3 helps maintain blood calcium and phosphorus levels and mineralization of bone. It aids in calcium absorption enabling bone growth and repair. It further prevents cartilage degeneration.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.Chewable tablet: Take the chewable tablet by mouth. Chew it completely before swallowing.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Jencal 500 Tablet

  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset 

Drug Warnings

Let your doctor know if you are allergic to Jencal 500 Tablet or its inactive components. Jencal 500 Tablet is not recommended if you have hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels), hypervitaminosis D (high vitamin D levels), and malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food). Brief your medical history to the doctor if you have any heart/kidney/liver/blood vessel diseases, kidney stones, achlorhydria (little or no stomach acid), low levels of bile, and phosphate imbalance before starting Jencal 500 Tablet . Consult your doctor before taking Jencal 500 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Drinking alcohol can affect calcium absorption; therefore, it is advised to limit the alcohol intake while using Jencal 500 Tablet . Jencal 500 Tablet is safe to use in children only when advised by the doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Jencal 500 Tablet may interact with drugs treating high cholesterol levels (cholestyramine, colestipol), antibiotics (doxycycline, 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, water pills (furosemide, etacrynic acid), and heart-related medicines (digitoxin).

Drug-Food Interaction: Avoid or reduce the intake of caffeine, soft drinks and alcohol as they might inhibit calcium absorption.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Jencal 500 Tablet is not recommended in conditions such as hypercalcaemia, hypervitaminosis D, malabsorption syndrome, and Vitamin D toxicity. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

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

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

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

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

  • 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

It is advised to timely monitor your Vitamin D levels through blood examination.

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: It is a bone disease that makes the bones weak and brittle by decreasing bone density. 

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

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

Hypoparathyroidism: It is a disease characterized by low levels of parathyroid hormone. 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 it is advised to limit/avoid alcohol intake while using Jencal 500 Tablet .

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Pregnancy

Caution

Consult your doctor if you are pregnant. Your doctor will weigh the potential risks and benefits before recommending Jencal 500 Tablet .

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Jencal 500 Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will weigh the potential risks and benefits before recommending Jencal 500 Tablet .

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Driving

Safe

Jencal 500 Tablet usually does not interfere with your driving ability.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Jencal 500 Tablet . 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's advice before starting Jencal 500 Tablet if you have kidney diseases like kidney stones or undergoing dialysis.

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Children

Caution

The doctor will decide the dosage of Jencal 500 Tablet based on the child's age and weight.

Country of origin

India
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FAQs

Jencal 500 Tablet is used to treat Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia (Rickets), Vitamin D deficiency, Hypoparathyroidism, and Latent tetany.
Jencal 500 Tablet consists of Calcium and Vitamin D3. Calcium is a mineral, it prevents or treats calcium deficiency. Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) helps maintain blood calcium and phosphorus levels and mineralization of bone. When you don't get enough Vitamin D from food sources and sunlight exposure, Jencal 500 Tablet helps replenish those low levels.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and follow your usual dosage
Milk is considered to be the best source of calcium. You can take the tablet/capsule with milk.
Jencal 500 Tablet is used to increase low levels of calcium in the body. Hence, it is not advised to use Jencal 500 Tablet if you have hypercalcaemia since it causes the overdose of calcium leading to kidney stones and other effects.
Antacids may increase the absorption of Calcium from Jencal 500 Tablet . Hence, taking Jencal 500 Tablet two hours before or four hours after taking antacids is advised.

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