Trade name: Pharmacal
Strength: Alfacalcidol 0.25 mcg, calcium carbonate 500 mg
Active ingredient: Alfacalcidol, calcium carbonate
Category: Type of vitamin D
Pregnancy category: Alfacalcidol belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Pharmacal tablet is used for hypocalcaemia, hypoparathyroidism, hypophosphataemia, renal osteodystrophy, rickets or osteomalacia
How to use: Take Pharmacal tablet orally with or without food once daily. While using this medicine and before using this medicine check the levels of ca
Side Effects: Hyperphosphataemia, rash, hives, itching, nephrocalcinosis and hypercalcaemia symptoms excessive thirst, frequent urination, stomach upset, nausea and vomiting, constipation, muscle weakness, confusion, lethargy and fatigue.
Dosage: 1 microgram/day . The dose is adjusted based on the blood tests while using this medication.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: May 17th, 2016
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