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Calcia + Vitamin D (200 IU, 400 IU, 800 IU)

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Generic Name: Calcium carbonate, cholecalciferol
Product Name: Calcia + Vitamin D (200 IU, 400 IU, 800 IU)

Indication of Calcia + Vitamin D (200 IU, 400 IU, 800 IU)

Calcia + Vitamin D is a source of calcium and vitamin D. Vitamin D helps the body to absorb calcium. Consuming enough calcium in youth and throughout life is necessary to maintain the healthy growth and development of bones. Calcium supplementation may assist in the prevention and/or management of osteoporosis.

Specifically it may be used:

  • For the management of calcium and vitamin D deficiency;
  • In the treatment of osteoporosis for a person with calcium and vitamin D deficiency;
  • As a source of additional calcium and vitamin D at times when lifestyle and/or diet provide insufficient amounts of these micronutrients, and/or at times of life when requirements for these micronutrients are increased. For example, women have an increased requirement for calcium after menopause.


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 Calcia + Vitamin D (200 IU, 400 IU, 800 IU)

Dose information

Your doctor will advise you how much Calcia + Vitamin D you should take. Always take the dose recommended by your doctor.


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.
  


Precautions

Special care needs to be taken when using Calcia + Vitamin D under certain conditions. Tell your doctor if you:

Supplements are only of use when there are micronutrient deficiencies in the diet. Calcia + Vitamin D should not replace a healthy balanced diet.


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


Pregnancy

There is no information regarding the safety of Calcia + Vitamin D use in pregnancy.


Breastfeeding

There is no information regarding the safety of Calcia + Vitamin D use while breastfeeding.


Children

There is no information regarding the safety of Calcia + Vitamin D use in children.

Schedule of Calcia + Vitamin D (200 IU, 400 IU, 800 IU)

Unscheduled. Calcia + Vitamin D is a listed medicine in Australia.1

References

  1. Calcia + Vitamin D 800IU public summary: No. 163491 [online]. Woden, ACT: Therapeutic Goods Administration, eBS Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Medicines; 22 March 2010 [cited 14 July 2011]. Available from: URL link
  2. Calcia + Vitamin D 400IU (Lemon) public summary: No. 153219 [online]. Woden, ACT: Therapeutic Goods Administration, eBS Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Medicines; 22 March 2010 [cited 14 July 2011]. Available from: URL link
  3. Calcia + Vitamin D 400IU (Orange) public summary: No. 153220 [online]. Woden, ACT: Therapeutic Goods Administration, eBS Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Medicines; 22 March 2010 [cited 14 July 2011]. Available from: URL link
  4. Calcia + Vitamin D 200IU (Lemon) public summary: No. 153218 [online]. Woden, ACT: Therapeutic Goods Administration, eBS Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Medicines; 22 March 2010 [cited 14 July 2011]. Available from: URL link
  5. Calcia + Vitamin D 200IU (Orange) public summary: No. 153235 [online]. Woden, ACT: Therapeutic Goods Administration, eBS Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Medicines; 22 March 2010 [cited 14 July 2011]. 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: 8 August, 2011
Modified On: 6 May, 2013


Created by: myVMC