Sofcal MZ tablet: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Uni.Medicare

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Trade name: Sofcal MZ

Strength: Calcium carbonate 1250 mg, Elemental calcium 500 mg,vitamin D3 200 IU,magnesium oxide 50mg, manganese 108 mg, copper 1 mg,boron 0.5 mg.

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Calcium Carbonate + Vitamin D3

Category: Vitamins and calcium

Pregnancy category: Calcium Carbonate US FDA pregnancy category is N (not classified). Vitamin D3 US FDA pregnancy category is N (not classified).

Uses: Sofcal MZ tablet is used to treat and prevent low blood calcium levels in the blood. It is used to treat conditions such as osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets. This tablet is given for pregnant women and post menopausal women to make sure that they get enough calcium.

How to use: Take Sofcal MZ tablet orally with food once daily.

Side Effects: Constipation, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Pruritus, rash and urticaria.

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Dosage: NIH recommended daily intake Elemental calcium and vitamin D 19-50 years: 1000 mg/200 IU daily =51-70 years (females): 1200 mg/400 IU =51 years (males): 1000 mg/400 IU =70 years (females): 1200 mg/600 IU Osteoporosis prevention in adults =50 years: Vitamin D intake may need to be increased to 800-1000 mg/day

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Date last updated: March 31st, 2016