Calcium-Sandoz - a means to replenish the calcium deficiency.
The pharmacological action of Calcium-Sandoz
Calcium - an element which is important for bone formation, blood clotting, stabilize cardiac activity, transmission of nerve impulses.
Calcium-Sandoz - a drug for internal use containing ionized calcium, replenishes deficit of the substance, normalizing the balance of electrolytes.
Calcium Sandoz produced in effervescent tablets (guarantee a rapid supply of the active ingredient into the body as compared with conventional tablets).
The most common form is a drug with a high content of calcium - Calcium-Sandoz forte.
According to the instructions Calcium Sandoz administered to prevent bone demineralization before and after menopause, osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets, tetany flush flow in conditions involving the need for calcium (including lactation, pregnancy, growth in children), and Allergy (in the complex therapy).
Instructions for use Calcium-Sandoz
Calcium Sandoz take on 500-1000mg per day (one, two tablets). Prior to use the tablet is dissolved in a glass of water.
At the beginning of treatment, in severe cases it is recommended to take 2000mg per day (about 4 tablets).
In applying the drug may have bloating, diarrhea, constipation.
Calcium-Sandoz under the instruction can not be taken in severe hypercalciuria, severe renal insufficiency, hypercalcemia (especially in overdose vit. D, bone metastases, tumors dekaltsifitsiruyuschih, hyperparathyroidism), hypersensitivity.
Patients with impaired renal function, patients with hypercalciuria, nephrolithiasis taking Calcium-Sandoz forte should monitor the level of urinary excretion of calcium. Patients with diabetes mellitus should be aware that in one tablet Calcium Sandoz contains 870mg of carbohydrates, and those who are on a low-salt diet, should be warned that one tablet contains 270mg sodium.
Calcium-Sandoz in high doses can reduce the effect of verapamil, increase the risk of arrhythmia when combined with the drug digitalis.
It is also known that the drug increases the absorption of aluminum, reduces absorption of quinolones, phenytoin, etidronate, estramustine, preparations containing fluorine, tetracycline.