Medicine : Gencitrol Cap

Name:Gencitrol Cap
Manufacturer:Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Calcitriol , Calcium Carbonate
Composition:Calcitriol(0.25 G) , Calcium Carbonate(500 Mg)

Generic ( Calcitriol )

Typical use Of Calcitriol :Calcitriol Belongs To A Group Of Medicines Called ‘vitamin D Metabolites’. It Is Used To Treat Abnormalities Of Calcium And Phosphate Metabolism Such As Bone Diseases In People With Kidney Problems (renal Osteodystrophy), And Weakening Of The Bones In Women After The Menopause (post-menopausal Osteoporosis).
Mechanism of action of Calcitriol :Calcitriol Promotes Calcium Absorption In The Intestines And Retention By The Kidneys Thus Increasing Serum Calcium Levels. It Also Decreases Phosphate Reabsorption By The Kidneys Consequently Decreasing Serum Phosphate Levels, Parathyroid Hormone Levels And Bone Reabsorption.
Drug Interaction of Calcitriol :Caution Is Advised In People Taking Medicines Containing Vitamin D (ergocalciferol And Colecalciferol); Diuretics Including Bendroflumethiazide, Chlortalidone And Indapamide; Digoxin Or Digitoxin; Medicines Containing Magnesium, Such As Antacids; Steroid Medicines, Such As Hydrocortisone, Prednisolone And Dexamethasone; Cholestyramine, Or Other ‘ion-exchange Resins’ (used To Treat High Levels Of Cholesterol In Your Blood);and Phosphate.
Side effects of Calcitriol :Side Effects May Occur Such As High Levels Of Calcium In Blood, Headache, Abdominal Pain, Urge To Vomit, Rashes, And Urinary Tract Infection.


How Calcitriol will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Calcitriol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Calcitriol

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Generic ( Calcium Carbonate )

Typical use Of Calcium Carbonate :To Relieve The Symptoms Of Indigestion, Heartburn, Acidity And Gases
Mechanism of action of Calcium Carbonate :Calcium Carbonate Is An Antacid Which Neutralizes Excess Acid In The Stomach.
Drug Interaction of Calcium Carbonate :Taking Calcium Carbonate With Thiazide Diuretics (bendroflumethiazide, Hydrochlorothiazide) Or Vitamin D May Lead To High Levels Of Blood Calcium And Disturb The Body’s Acid/base Balance. Calcium Carbonate May Also Interact With Tetracyclines And Bisphosphonates. Always Consult Your Doctor For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Calcium Carbonate :Constipation, Burping, Loss Of Appetite, Dry Mouth, Metallic Taste, High Levels Of Blood Calcium, Disturbance In The Body’s Acid/base Balance (alkalosis), Changes In Blood Chemistry May Lead To Symptoms Such As Tiredness, Irritable Or Stiff Muscles Or Cramp And Indigestion May Occur After Stopping The Medicine.


How Calcium Carbonate will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Calcium Carbonate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Calcium Carbonate

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