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Cal-Sup

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Generic Name: Calcium carbonate
Product Name: Cal-Sup

Indication of Cal-Sup

Cal-Sup is a calcium supplement that may be helpful in preventing calcium deficiency. It may also be helpful in the treatment of high blood phosphorous levels in chronic kidney failure, low blood calcium levels, osteoporosis and proven malabsorption.


Your doctor will be able to advise if this product is suitable for you. Consult your doctor before taking any medication or supplement.

Dose advice of Cal-Sup

Dose information

Adults:

  • 2 tablets daily provide a daily intake of 1,000 mg of elemental calcium.
  • Tablets may be chewed, sucked or swallowed whole.
  • Tablets may be taken with or without food.

Always read the label. If you have any queries about the correct way to use this product, please ask your doctor. Individual results may vary.

Contraindications

Cal-Sup should not be used under certain circumstances. Tell your doctor if you have:

  • High blood calcium levels;
  • High calcium levels in urine;
  • Severe kidney failure.

Precautions


If you have any concerns, please speak with your doctor.

Schedule of Cal-Sup

Unscheduled. Cal-Sup is a complementary medicine or listed medicine in Australia.1

References

  1. Cal-Sup Tablets [online]. St Leonards, NSW: MIMS Online; 2010 [cited 13 December 2010]. Available from: URL link

 

Please note that the Product Information including information such as what a product should be used for, how it works, the dosage and relevant side effects is created by the company who makes the product. For registered medicines, the Product Information is carefully validated by the relevant Australian health authority, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). However, for complementary medicines the Product Information is NOT routinely checked by the TGA. Therefore it is important that you do NOT take any complementary medicine without first speaking with your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 15 March, 2011
Reviewed On: 15 December, 2010


Created by: myVMC