HASICAL - D3
To treat calcium deficiency due to:
Inadequate dietary intake
Hypoparathyroidism (reduced production of parathyroid hormones which regulate the levels of calcium and phosphorous in the body)
Pancreatitis (Inflammation of the pancreas)
Certain medicines such as corticosteroids, anticonvulsants, and rifampicin
Liver disease, causing low albumin levels which might affect calcium levels
To treat Vitamin D3 deficiency due to:
Decreased function of the kidneys
Inadequate absorption of Vitamin D3 by the digestive tract (due to conditions like Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, and cystic fibrosis)
To increase the levels of Vitamin D3 in the milk of breastfeeding women. Vitamin D3 requirements of breastfed infants cannot be met by human milk alone. Hence, mothers are advised for supplementation of Vitamin D3.
To increase Vitamin D3 levels in elderly people because due to age and a long time spent indoors, their skin fails to synthesize Vitamin D3 efficiently.
To improve levels of Vitamin D3 in people with fat malabsorption whose intestine fails to absorb fat from the diet, thereby reducing the absorption of Vitamin D3 which needs dietary fat to get used by the body.
Direction for use:
Take HASICAL D3as directed by your physician. In general, it is best to take it after meals, as the source of calcium in HASICAL D3is calcium carbonate, which is absorbed well in the presence of food.
Calcium: 500 mg
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol): 250 IU
If you think that your diet fails to meet the daily dose of calcium, consult your doctor before you decide on taking supplements.
Do not take iron and calcium supplements together, as the absorption of calcium may get hindered.