Medicine : Corcium C

Name:Corcium C
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Lupin Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Calcitriol , Elemental Calcium , Elemental Zinc
Composition:Calcitriol(0.25 Mcg) , Elemental Calcium(225 Mg) , Elemental Zinc(4 Mg)
Substitutes:corcium c forte tab(10s) , corcium c , corcium c forte tab(10s) , corcium c , corcium c forte tab(10s) , corcium c


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.

INTERACTIONS OF CALCITRIOL


How Calcitriol 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 Calcitriol 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 Calcitriol

No Studies Found






Generic ( Elemental Calcium )



Typical use Of Elemental Calcium :Acute Hypocalcaemia, Hyperphosphataemia, Hypocalcaemia, In Hypocalcaemic Tetany, Osteoporosis Prophylaxis, Osteoporosis, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Severe Hyperkalaemia.
Mechanism of action of Elemental Calcium :The Skeleton Acts As A Major Mineral Storage Site For The Element And Releases Ca2+ Ions Into The Bloodstream Under Controlled Conditions. Circulating Calcium Is Either In The Free, Ionized Form Or Bound To Blood Proteins Such As Serum Albumin. Parathyroid Hormone (secreted From The Parathyroid Gland) Regulates The Resorption Of Ca2+ From Bone. Calcitonin Stimulates Incorporation Of Calcium In Bone, Although This Process Is Largely Independent Of Calcitonin. The Best-absorbed Form Of Calcium From A Pill Is A Calcium Salt Like Carbonate Or Phosphate. Calcium Gluconate And Calcium Lactate Are Absorbed Well By Pregnant Women. Seniors Absorb Calcium Lactate, Gluconate And Citrate Better Unless They Take Their Calcium Supplement With A Full Breakfast.
Drug Interaction of Elemental Calcium :Calcium Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alendronate (Na), Calciferol, Digitoxin, Digoxin, Etidronate (disodium), Fluoride, Iron Salts, Risedronate (Na), Sodium Fluoride, Strontium Ranelate, Tetracycline (HCl), Verapamil (HCl). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Elemental Calcium :Hypotension, Sinus Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest, Thirst, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Anorexia, Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Dry Mouth, Syncope, Hypophosphatemia.

INTERACTIONS OF ELEMENTAL CALCIUM


How Elemental Calcium 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 Elemental Calcium will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safest: Evidence From Clinical Studies Has Shown That This Drug When Taken By Breastfeeding Mothers Has Not Shown Any Major Side Effects In Infants. The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare Or The Drug Does Not Reach The Infant Through Breast Milk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Elemental Calcium

No Studies Found






Generic ( Elemental Zinc )



Typical use Of Elemental Zinc :Zinc Is Used For Treatment And Prevention Of Zinc Deficiency And Its Consequences, Including Stunted Growth And Acute Diarrhea In Children, And Slow Wound Healing. It Is Also Used For Boosting The Immune System, Treating The Common Cold And Recurrent Ear Infections, And Preventing Lower Respiratory Infections. It Is Also Used For Malaria And Other Diseases Caused By Parasites. Zinc Is Also Used For An Eye Disease Called Macular Degeneration, For Night Blindness, And For Cataracts. It Is Also Used For Asthma; Diabetes; High Blood Pressure; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS); And Skin Conditions Such As Psoriasis, Eczema, And Acne.
Mechanism of action of Elemental Zinc :Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Is Found In Several Systems And Biological Reactions, And It Is Needed For Immune Function, Wound Healing, Blood Clotting, Thyroid Function. Zinc Plays A Key Role In Maintaining Vision, And It Is Present In High Concentrations In The Eye. Zinc Deficiency Can Alter Vision, And Severe Deficiency Can Cause Changes In The Retina (the Back Of The Eye Where An Image Is Focused).
Drug Interaction of Elemental Zinc :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Elemental Zinc :Taking High Amounts Of Zinc Is Likely Unsafe. High Doses Above The Recommended Amounts Might Cause Fever, Coughing, Stomach Pain, Fatigue, And Many Other Problems.

INTERACTIONS OF ELEMENTAL ZINC


How Elemental 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 Elemental 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 Elemental Zinc

No Studies Found