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CALCIUM SUPPLEMENT WITH VITAMIN D3

THERAPEUTIC CLASSIFICATION:

Vitamin supplement of calcium with vitamin D3

 

COMPOSITION:

Each FLEXA D TABLET contains:

Calcium citrate ……………………………………….. ……… 1500 mg (equivalent to 315 mg of elemental calcium).

Vitamin D3 ……………………………………….. …………….. 200 IU

USES AND ADMINISTRATION

Calcium is a mineral necessary for its deposit at the bone level in stages of growth and to regulate various cellular responses, where it works mainly as a second messenger. In the various life cycles of the human being there are greater physiological needs of the mineral especially in pregnancy and adolescence, while in the elderly with deficiency states and risk of osteoporosis is also important for preventive purposes.

Intakes of 200 to 500 mg per day are typical in Latin America, Africa and Asia, where milk consumption is low, while in countries of northern Europe, North America and Australia it is 1000 mg a day. The Consensus Conference of the National Institute of Health and the National Osteoporosis Foundation recommend a calcium intake greater than 1000 mg daily for postmenopausal women who are not receiving estrogen and adults over 65 years of age.

INDICATIONS:

As a nutritional supplement of calcium and vitamin D3 when the intake is inadequate.

For the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and osteopenia. For the treatment of calcium and / or vitamin D deficiency states

HOW TO USE:

One or two tablets orally a day.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypophosphatemia and hypercalcemia. Relative contraindication in renal lithiasis.

GENERAL PRECAUTIONS

Thiazide diuretics decrease renal calcium excretion and therefore its association with calcium supplements can produce hypercalcemia.

WARNINGS: In patients with end-stage renal failure, hypercalcemia may develop when calcium supplements are administered.

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