- Maxical, Calcium Supplement, For Bone Health - 30 Tablets
- Calcium Tablets
CATEGORY OF MAXICAL TABLETS
- Vitamins & Food Supplement
MECHANISM OF ACTION OF CALCIUM
- Calcium is a mineral found in over-the-counter supplements or prescription formulations used for the treatment of specific medical conditions related to calcium deficiency.
- Calcium is essential elements in bones
- in osteoporosis calcium helps prevent or decrease the rate of bone loss
- Calcium is also involved in normal cardiac function
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS OF MAXICAL TABLETS
- Supports the general wellbeing
- Help you fulfill your nutritional needs and support your everyday health and wellbeing
- Calcium is used to treat and prevent calcium deficiency which may occur if your 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 during pregnancy (under medical supervision)
METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION OF MAXICAL TABLETS
- Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
- Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
- For use as an additional osteoporosis therapy: One tablet 2 or 3 times a day.
- For calcium deficiency: One tablet 2 or 3 times a day.
- Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
- If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
- If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
- Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
UNDESIRABLE SIDE EFFECTS OF MAXICAL TABLETS
- Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
- Upset stomach
- Frequent urge to urinate
- Loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting
- Unusual tiredness or weakness, along with elevated levels of calcium in the blood and kidney impairment.
PREGNANCY & BREASTFEEDING PRECAUTIONS WHILE TAKING MAXICAL TABLETS
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
- Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
ADVICE TO AVOID CALCIUM DEFICIENCY & MAINTAIN BONE HEALTH
- There are many calcium-rich foods that can help you maintain a healthy level of calcium in your system, like Milk, Yogurt and Cheese
- When it comes to healthy bones and preventing osteoporosis, calcium alone is not enough. There are a number of other vital nutrients that help your body absorb and make use of the calcium you consume. This include magnesium and vitamin D
- You can always check for vitamin D deficiency by Natejah Vitamin D Deficiency Rapid Test
- Beware of caffeine you consume, as drinking more than 2 cups of coffee a day can lead to calcium loss.
- Limit soft drinks, as in order to balance the phosphates in soft drinks, your body draws calcium from your bones
- exercise also plays a vital role in maintaining bone strength especially weight-bearing activities such as walking, weightlifting and stair climbing.
WARNINGS & SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS WHILE TAKING MAXICAL TABLETS
- Before you use this medicine talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
- If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
- If you have or have had a peptic ulcer
- If you suffer from hepatic disease
- If you suffer from renal impairment
- If you suffer from any cardiac disease
- If you suffer of bronchial asthma
- If you suffer from diabetes
- If you have osteoporosis
- If you have cancer or any other conditions that may have affected your bones.
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
STORAGE CONDITIONS OF MAXICAL TABLETS
- Store below 25°c
- Don’t refrigerate
- Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
- Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
- Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.
- The body is set to have a normal amount of calcium (somewhere between 8.6 to 10.3 mg/dL).
- A vitamin D level of 20 nanograms/milliliter to 50 ng/mL is considered adequate for healthy people. A level less than 12 ng/mL indicates vitamin D deficiency.
- Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different labs. Talk to your provider about the meaning of your test results.