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Ca-C D3 1500mg

What is Ca-C D3 1500mg?

Ca-C D3 1500mg is a medication used in the treatment and prevention of low blood calcium levels in individuals who cannot or do not get enough calcium from their diets. 

Ca-C D3 1500 mg can be used in the treatment of conditions caused by low calcium levels which may include bone loss (osteoporosis), hypoparathyroidism (decreased parathyroid gland activity), and weak bones (rickets/osteomalacia). 

Ca-C D3 is used in certain patients who are pregnant, nursing, and postmenopausal. 

It is also prescribed for patients who are on medications like phenytoin, phenobarbital, and prednisone to ensure that they are getting enough calcium. Low levels of calcium in the blood will result in the body taking calcium from the bones, hence causing the bones to weaken. 

Vitamin D in Ca-C D31500mg, helps the body absorb calcium and phosphorus, too help build strong bones. 

How to Use Ca-C D3 1500mg 

This medication is to be taken by mouth with food. Do consult your physician for dosage directions. If you are using an extended-release form, do not crush or chew, and do not split tables that do not have a score line down the middle.

Calcium carbonate and vitamin D3 tablets use in pregnancy.

According to the WHO, vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy increased maternal circulation of the vitamin, reduced the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight in infants. Vitamin D in combination with calcium carbonate reduced the risk of pre-term birth 

How much vitamin D do you need? 

  • infants : age 0 – 6 months 400 IU – 1000 IU/day 
  • Infants age 6 – 12 months; 400 IU – 1500 IU/day 
  • Children age 1-3 years; 600 IU – 2000 IU/day
  • Children age 4 – 8 years; 600 IU – 3000 IU/day
  • Age 9 – 70 years; 600 IU – 4000 IU/day

If you are considering taking more vitamin D than IOM recommendations, do consult your doctor. 

What is the difference between vitamin D and D3?

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is found in some foods and supplements. Vitamin D, also known as cholecalciferol can be made by the body when the body is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D is the only one of the 13 essential vitamins which the body can make on its own. The main role of vitamin D is to promote calcium absorption for bone mineralization and growth. It also helps in reducing inflammation, supporting immune function, and metabolizing glucose. 

Vitamin D3 is the form of vitamin D the body makes when sunlight strikes the skin and can be found in animal sources of food such as fatty fish, fish oil, liver, meats, and egg yolks. 

Vitamin D2 is found in plant sources and is formed when certain plants are exposed to UV light from the sun. There are no meaningful differences between the two forms of vitamin D. 

Which individuals need extra vitamin D? 

Individuals that may need supplementary vitamin D include:

  • Elderly people 
  • People with darker skin 
  • Obese individuals 
  • Breastfed babies 
  • People with Chron’s disease
  • People with liver disease 
  • People with cystic fibrosis

What is the price of Ca-C D3 1500mg?

Ca-C D3 1500mg can be purchased on drugstore.ng for NGN2,910 by simply clicking here

Where can I get Ca-C D3 1500mg in Nigeria?

You can purchase Ca-C D3 1500 mg on Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy drugstore.ng   

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