What is CALSHINE D?
Calshine D Tablet is a nutritional supplement. Calcium plays a very important role in the body and is necessary for normal functioning of nerves, cells, muscle, and bone. Due to calcium deficiency, the body will take calcium from bones, thereby weakening bones. Hence intake of calcium is necessary to keep the bone strong. Calcium present in Calshine D Tablet prevents this calcium depletion, maintain bone mass and prevent and treat osteoporosis.
Vitamin D3 keeps your bones strong by helping your body absorb calcium and phosphorus. It is necessary for strong bones and muscles.
Key composition of Calshine D Tablet:
- Calcium carbonate
- Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
Therapeutic uses of Calshine D Tablet:
- Helps to maintain healthy and strong bones
- Helps in deposition of calcium and phosphorus into the bones
- Prevent and treat osteoporosis, rickets and osteomalacia
Side effects of Calshine D Tablet:
- constipation, wind, feeling sick, stomach ache, diarrhea
- skin rash
- hypercalcaemia (too much calcium in your blood)
- hypercalciuria (too much calcium in your urine)
How to manage side effects:
Eat more high-fibre foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Try to exercise more regularly, for example, by going for a daily walk or run.
Nausea and stomach pain:
Try taking this tablet with, or just after, a meal or snack. Stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food. If you’re being sick, try small frequent sips of water to avoid dehydration.
Drink lots of fluids, such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Reducing your dose of lactulose may also help diarrhoea. Do not take any other medicines to treat diarrhoea without speaking to a doctor
- Always take Calshine D Tablet as told by your physician.
- Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
- Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
- Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you have hypercalcaemia (high levels of calcium in your blood), hypercalciuria (high levels of calcium in your urine), kidney disease, sarcoidosis (inflammation that produces lumps of cells in various organs in the body) or glucose intolerance
- It should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.
- This medicine should not be taken within 2 hours of eating foods rich in oxalic acid (e.g. spinach and rhubarb), phosphate (e.g. bran), or phytic acid (e.g. whole cereals).
Talk to your doctor, if you are taking:
- antacids for indigestion
- digitalis drugs (e.g. Lanoxin) used to treat abnormal heartbeat
- diuretics or corticosteroids
- thyroxine, bisphosphonates (used to treat bone disorders)
- iron or fluoride medicines
- antibiotics (tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics)