Medicine : B Cal

Name:B Cal
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Brawn Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Calcium Citrate , Magnesium , Zinc , Vitamin D3
Composition:Calcium Citrate(1000 Mg) , Magnesium(100 Mg) , Zinc(4mg) , Vitamin D3(200 IU)
Substitutes:b cal , b cal , b cal , b cal


Generic ( Calcium Citrate )



Typical use Of Calcium Citrate :Hypocalcaemia, Hypophosphataemia, Oncogenic Hypophosphatemic Osteomalacia, Renal Tubular Osteomalacia, Sporadic Hypophosphatemic Osteomalacia, Uraemic Osteodystrophy, Uremic Osteodystrophy, Vitamin D-dependent Rickets
Mechanism of action of Calcium Citrate :It Promotes Calcium Absorption In The Intestines And Retention At The Kidneys Thus Increasing Serum Calcium Levels. It Also Increases Renal Tubule Phosphate Resorption Consequently Decreasing Serum Phosphatase Levels, PTH Levels And Bone Resorption.
Drug Interaction of Calcium Citrate :Hypermagnesaemia May Develop In Patients On Chronic Renal Dialysis.
Side effects of Calcium Citrate :Depression Of CNS, Coma, Ectopic Mineralization.

INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM CITRATE


How Calcium Citrate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Calcium Citrate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Calcium Citrate

No Studies Found






Generic ( Magnesium )



Typical use Of Magnesium :Dietary Supplement And Hypomagnesaemia.
Mechanism of action of Magnesium :Magnesium Is Essential To Many Enzymatic Reactions In The Body, Acting As A Cofactor In Protein Synthesis And Carbohydrate Metabolism. 8.36 G Of Magnesium Chloride (hexahydrate) Is Equivalent To About 1 G Of Magnesium. Each G Of Magnesium Chloride (hexahydrate) Represents About 4.9 Mmol Of Magnesium And 9.8 Mmol Of Chloride.
Drug Interaction of Magnesium :Oral Magnesium Salts May Decrease Absorption Of Bisphosphonates, Quinolone Antibiotics And Tetracycline Derivatives
Side effects of Magnesium :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity. Watery Diarrhoea, GI Irritation,Nausea, Vomiting, Flushing, Thirst, Hypotension.

INTERACTIONS OF MAGNESIUM


How Magnesium will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Magnesium will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safer: Drug Has Been Studied In Few Breastfeeding Women And The Evidence Shows That There Is No Increase In Side Effects In The Infants, Or The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Magnesium

No Studies Found






Generic ( Zinc )



Typical use Of Zinc :Zinc Is Used To Treat Zinc Deficiency, Which May Result In Slow Growth In Infants And Children, Delayed Sexual Development In Adolescents And Impotence In Men; Hair Loss, Diarrhea, Eye And Skin Sores, Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Problems With Wound Healing, Decreased Ability To Taste Food, And Lower Alertness Levels.
Mechanism of action of Zinc :The Exact Mechanism Of Action Is Not Known. However, Zinc Is Important For Immunity Against Infections. Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Helps Speed Recovery From The Common Cold And Reduces Its Symptoms, And Eye Disease That Gradually Causes Vision Loss.
Drug Interaction of Zinc :Zinc May Interact With Drugs Such As Quinolone (ciprofloxacin) Or Tetracycline Antibiotics (tetracycline), Penicillamine (a Drug Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis), And Thiazide Diuretics (such As Chlorthalidone And Hydrochlorothiazide). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Zinc :Taking Too Much Of Zinc Above The Recommended Amounts May Cause Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Loss Of Appetite, Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, And Headaches. Prolonged Use Of Too Much Zinc May Cause Low Copper Levels, Lower Immunity, And Low Levels Of HDL Cholesterol (the “good” Cholesterol).

INTERACTIONS OF ZINC


How Zinc will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Zinc will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Zinc

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin D3 )



Typical use Of Vitamin D3 :Vitamin D3 Is Used For The Prevention And Treatment Of Vitamin D Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin D3 :Vitamin D3 Increases The Absorption Of Calcium And Phosphorous That Are Vital In Forming And Maintaining Strong Bones. It Is Also Required In Regulating Cell Growth And Maintaining A Healthy Immune System. 
Drug Interaction of Vitamin D3 :When Vitamin D3 Is Used Along With Phenytoin, Barbiturates Or Glucocorticoids, The Effect Of Vitamin D3 Can Be Decreased. The Effects Of Digitalis And Other Cardiac Glycosides May Be Increased When Calcium Is Taken With Vitamin D. Cholestyramine Or Paraffin Oil May Reduce The Gastrointestinal Absorption Of Vitamin D. The Anti-cancer Drug Actinomycin And Drugs Used To Treat Fungal Infections May Alter The Vitamin D Activity. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Vitamin D3 :Side Effects Of Vitamin D3 Are Uncommon. These May Include Too Much Calcium In The Blood (hypercalcemia) Or Urine (hypecalciurea), Leading To A Feeling Of Sickness, Loss Of Appetite, Constipation, Stomach Ache, Excessive Thirst, Muscle Weakness, Drowsiness Or Confusion.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN D3


How Vitamin D3 will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Vitamin D3 will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Vitamin D3

No Studies Found