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Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets 112s

Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets 112s

SKU : UKADCD3LEM|PIP-Code : 3299179|EAN : 5038903000372
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Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets supplement your diet with extra calcium and vitamin D3 to support healthy bones and teeth.
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Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets

Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets supplement your diet with extra calcium and vitamin D3 to support healthy bones and teeth. They are used in conditions where your body's calcium and vitamin D levels need to be increased, for example osteoporosis. Studies show that taking calcium and vitamin D3 over a long time can prevent hip and other non-vertebral bone fractures in later life.
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Adults, elderly and children over 12 years of age: Take 2 tablets daily, ideally one tablet taken in the morning and one in the evening. Adcal-D3 Lemon tablets should be chewed. Do not swallow whole.
  • Children under 12 years: Adcal-D3 Lemon must not be given to children under 12 years old.
  • Active Ingredients: Calcium carbonate (1500mg, equivalent to 600mg calcium) and vitamin D3 (400iu, equivalent to 10μg colecalciferol).
  • Other Ingredients: Xylitol (E967), modified maize starch, sodium saccharin (E954), magnesium stearate and lemon flavouring. The vitamin D3 compound contains DLα-tocopherol, edible fats (including soya oil), gelatin, sucrose and corn starch.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking calcium supplements or antacids for indigestion, digitalis drugs (eg. Lanoxin), diuretics or corticosteroids.
  • If you are taking thyroxine, bisphosphonates, iron or fluoride medicines, tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics make sure your doctor knows this. When taking these medicines leave a period of about 4 hours before taking your Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets. Do not take them at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
  • In pregnancy or when breastfeeding, Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets should only be used under medical supervision. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
  • 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).
  • Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets contains a small amount of sugar and may be harmful to the teeth if used for a prolonged period.
  • Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets contains soya oil. If you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicine.
Do not take Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets:
  • If you are allergic to calcium carbonate, vitamin D3 or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to peanut or soya. Adcal-D3 Lemon contains soya oil.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable Tablets if you:
  • Have high levels of calcium in your blood (hypercalcaemia) or high levels of calcium in your urine (hypercalciuria). If you are unsure your doctor will advise you.
  • Have problems with your kidneys, for example kidney stones.
  • Have sarcoidosis (inflammation that produces lumps of cells in various organs in the body), your doctor will be able to tell you if you do.
  • Have previously been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars.
  • Are taking any other medication, even those you may have bought for yourself without prescription.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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