Calcichew D3 Forte Chewable Tablets Pack of 100

Calcichew D3 Forte Chewable Tablets Pack of 100

Calcichew D3 Forte Chewable Tablets Pack of 100

£9.79

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Brand: Calcichew
Code: 2293116
Weight: 216g (includes packaging)

Description

Calcichew D3 Forte chewable tablets prevent vitamin D and Calcium deficiency.

Both calcium and vitamin D are found in the diet and vitamin D is also produced in the skin after exposure to the sun.

Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets may be prescribed by doctors or recommended by Pharmacists to treat and prevent vitamin D/calcium deficiency, or when the diet or lifestyle does not provide enough, or when body requirements are increased.

This medicine may also be prescribed or recommended for certain bone conditions, for example osteoporosis, or in pregnancy.

Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets  may also be used for the treatment and prevention of vitamin D/calcium deficiency particularly in individuals who are housebound and in the institutionalised elderly.

This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to take Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets carefully to get the best results from it.

 

 

Directions

Always take Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Adults and elderly:

  • Chew or suck the two tablets a day, preferably one tablet in the morning and one in the evening.

Children:

  • Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets are not recommended for use in children

If you take more than you should

If you accidentally take more Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets than you should, you may have an increase in your blood calcium levels.

If you forget to take Calcichew-D3 Forte

If you forget to take a dose, leave out that dose completely. Take your next dose when it is due. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.

PLEASE READ ALL PRODUCT PACKAGING AND LABELS PRIOR TO USE.

Warnings

Do not take Calcichew-D3 Forte if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients
  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to soya or peanuts
  • have a condition causing high levels of calcium in your blood or urine hypercalcaemia or hypercalciuria) e.g.renal (kidney failure), cancer that has affected your bones, have high levels of Vitamin D in your blood, have kidney stones.

If any of the following applies to you, please tell your doctor:

  • phenylketonuria (a deficiency in the enzyme which breaks down phenylalanine) as these tablets contain aspartame, a source of phenylalanine
  • brittle bones (osteoporosis) as a result of being immobile
  • you are elderly and taking medicines for your heart, or diuretics
  • a high tendency to kidney stone (calculus) formation
  • Cancer or any other condtions that may have affected your bones.

If you have any of the following conditions your serum calcium or phosphate levels, or urinary calcium excretion must be monitored. Calcichew should be taken under close medical supervision.

  • sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may affect your liver, lungs, skin or lymph nodes)
  • kidney problems
  • you are on long-term treatment with Calcichew
  • you are already taking additional doses of calcium or vitamin D. Calcichew should be taken under close medical supervision

If you have increased calcium levels in the blood or develop signs of kidney problems, the dose of Calcichew-D3 Forte should be reduced or the treatment discontinued.

Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Calcichew-D3 Forte should not be taken within 2 hours of eating foods rich in oxalic acid (found in spinach and rhubarb) or phytic acid (found in whole cereals).

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you are pregnant or breast-feeding before taking Calcichew-D3 Forte .

Important information about some of the ingredients of Calcichew-D3 Forte

The following are ingredients in this product:

  • Sorbitol, isomalt and sucrose: if you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Aspartame contains a source of phenylalanine and may be harmful to people with phenylketonuria (a deficiency in the enzyme which breaks down phenylalanine).
  • Hydrogenated soya bean oil: if you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicinal product

KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.

PLEASE READ ALL PRODUCT PACKAGING AND LABELS PRIOR TO USE.

Ingredients

The active ingredients in each tablet are:

  • 1250g calcium carbonate (equivalent to 500mg calcium)
  • 400IU colecalciferol (equivalent to 10 micrograms Vitamin D3)

The other ingredients are:

sorbitol (E420), povidone, isomalt (E953), fatty acid mono- and di-glycerides, magnesium stearate, lemon flavour, aspartame (E951), sucrose, hydrogenated soya bean oil, tocopherol and maize starch (see also end of Section 2 "Important information about some of the ingredients of Calcichew- D3 Forte Chewable Tablets").

This product is gluten and lactose free

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