2010/09/20

Alphadol-Ca

Composition, structure and packing

Soft gelatin capsules 1 capsule. alfacalcidol 0.25 mg calcium (in the form of calcium carbonate from oyster shell) 200 mg.

Clinico-pharmacological group: The drug, which regulates the exchange of calcium and phosphorus.

Pharmacological action

Combined medication that regulates the exchange of calcium and phosphorus. Compensates for the deficiency of calcium and vitamin D3 in the body. Calcium is involved in the formation of bone tissue, blood clotting, transmission of nerve impulses, skeletal muscle, regulation of the heart.

Influences the activity of many enzymes, and stimulates the protective mechanisms of the organism.

Pharmacokinetics

Data on the pharmacokinetics Alfadol-Ca is not available.

Statement
osteoporosis (menopauzny, senile, steroid, idiopathic) and its complications;
filling a gap in calcium and vitamin D3 in elderly patients.

Dosage regimen

Adults appoint 1-2 capsules per day. Duration of drug administration is determined individually.

Side effect

Chronic administration may increase the calcium content in blood and urine.

Contraindications
sensitivity to vitamin D3;
hypercalciuria;
urolithiasis;
hypercalcemia (in patients with hyperfunction of parathyroid glands, hypervitaminosis D, osteochondrosis, and metastatic tumors in the bones).

Pregnancy and lactation

The use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation is solved individually in each case.

Cautions

Precautions should be prescribed the drug in patients with renal insufficiency.

Monitoring of laboratory parameters

With long-term treatment is necessary to control the amount of calcium excreted in urine.

Overdose

Currently, cases of overdosing Alfadol-Ca have been reported.

Drug Interactions

Calcium, which is part of the drug Alfadol-Ca, may increase the absorption of drugs tetracycline, fluoride and iron. Therefore Alfadol-Ca should be taken 2 hours before or after taking tetracycline and fluorine.

Calcium enhances the effect of cardiac glycosides.

Pharmacokinetic interaction

Acidic reaction of food increases, weakly alkaline reaction - reduces absorption of calcium. Diuretics group thiazides reduce excretion of calcium and therefore increase its content in the body.

Terms and Conditions of storage

The product should be stored out of reach of children at a temperature of 25 ° C. Shelf life - 2 years.