Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets

£7.25£13.30

  • Chewable Tablets
  • Active Ingredients: Calcium / Colecalciferol
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
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Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets are lemon flavoured chewable tablets containing calcium and vitamin D3 which are both important substances in bone formation. Both are found in the diet and vitamin D is also produced in the skin after exposure to the sun.

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Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets

What Calcichew-D3 Forte is and what it is used for

Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets are lemon flavoured chewable tablets containing calcium and vitamin D3 which are both important substances in bone formation. Both are found in the diet and vitamin D is also produced in the skin after exposure to the sun.  This supplement can be prescribed or recommended for certain bone conditions, for example osteoporosis, or during pregnancy.

See more information on Calcium on the NHS website.

Before you take Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets

Do not take Calcichew- D3 Forte Chewable Tablets if you:

  • are allergic to calcium, vitamin D, or any of the other ingredients of this supplement
  • have severe kidney problems
  • have a condition that causes excessive amounts of calcium in your blood or urine (hypercalcaemia or hypercalciuria) e.g. o renal (kidney failure) o cancer that has affected your bones
  • have excessive amounts of vitamin D in your blood
  • have kidney stones

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Calcichew- D3 Forte:

  •  if you have osteoporosis (brittle bones) and are also unable to move around
  • if you are on long term treatment, especially if you are taking medicines for a heart disorder (cardiac glycosides), or diuretics (used in the treatment of high blood pressure or oedema)
  • if you have signs of impaired kidney function or a high tendency to kidney stone (calculus) formation
  • if you have cancer or any other condtions that may have affected your bones
  • if you have sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may cause increased levels of vitamin D in the body)I

If you have any of the following conditions your serum calcium or phosphate levels, or urinary calcium excretion must be monitored. Calcichew should be taken under close medical supervision

  • sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may affect your liver, lungs, skin or lymph nodes)
  • kidney problems
  • you are on long-term treatment with Calcichew
  • you are already taking additional doses of calcium or vitamin D. If you have increased calcium levels in the blood or develop signs of kidney problems, the dose of Calcichew-D3 Forte should be reduced or the treatment discontinued

How to take Calcichew-D3 Forte Chewable Tablets

Always take Calcichew- D3 Forte Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure

  • The recommended dose is two tablets a day, preferably one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening.The tablet may be chewed or sucked
  • Calcichew-D3 Forte chewable tablets are not recommended for use in children

Always read the patient information leaflet before use.

How to store Calcichew-D3 Forte

  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store in the original package
  • Keep container tightly closed to protect from moisture
  • Do not store above 30°C
  • Do not use Calcichew- D3 Forte Tablets after the expiry date
  • If the tablets have changed shape or colour do not use
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste
  • Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines and supplements you no longer use
  • These measures will help to protect the environment.

Ingredients

The active ingredients in each tablet are:

• 1250mg calcium carbonate (equivalent to 500mg calcium)

• 400IU colecalciferol (equivalent to 10 micrograms vitamin D3)

The other ingredients are: xylitol (E967), povidone, isomalt (E953), fatty acid mono- and diglycerides, magnesium stearate, lemon flavour, sucralose (E955), sucrose, tocopherol, modified maize starch, medium-chain triglycerides, sodium ascorbate and anhydrous colloidal silica

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