Indicated in raised calcium requirement e.g. during pregnancy and lactation, and in children and adolescents at time of rapid growth, inadequate intake of calcium in the diet due to malnutrition, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, disorders of osteogenesis and tooth formation, latent tetany.
Calcicar 500 Tablet
Children: 500 mg daily
Adolescents: 500 mg to 1000 mg daily
Adults and elderly: 1000 mg daily or as directed by the physician.
Dietary deficiency- 1000 mg to 1500 mg daily.
As Phosphate binder- Dose as required by the individual patient depending on serum calcium and phosphate levels.
Adjunct to osteoporosis therapy- 1000 mg to 1500 mg daily.