APOCAL-DM (Calcium +Vitamin D3+Multimineral) is used in
• To prevent calcium deficiency in people who don't get enough calcium from their diets
• To treat or prevent conditions caused by low calcium levels such as bone loss (osteoporosis), weak bones (osteomalacia, rickets), decreased activity of parathyroid gland (hypoparathyroidism), and a certain muscle diseases (latent tetany)
• In certain conditions/states where enough calcium supply is necessary like pregnancy, lactation,post-menopausal, old age and taking certain medications such as pheytoin,cartier replica watches or prednisone
• To fulfill the raised calcium requirement for children and adolescents at times of rapid growth
• In disorders of osteogenesis and tooth formation (in addition to specific treatment)
• To reduce premenstrual symptoms of fluid retention, pain and negative effect
• Reduces hip fracture, nonvertebral fracture and increase bone density in elderly people
Dosage and administration:
Apocal-DM is better to take with or following meals to enhance absorption with a large glass of water. Calcium supplements requirement varies with age and relatively greater in childhood,pregnancy, and lactation, due to an increased demand; in old age, due to impaired absorption;and in deficiency states like, in osteoporosis. Maximum level of Calcium is 2.5 g/day.
To prevent Calcium deficiency :
Adults: 1-2 APOCAL-DM tablet daily or as directed by the Physician.
Children: Half of the adult dose To prevent osteoporosis/Adjunct to osteoporosis therapy : 1 APOCAL-DM tablet 1-3 times daily. Audemars Piguet Replica