Medicine : Gencitrol Cap(10s)

Name:Gencitrol Cap(10s)
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Calcitriol , Calcium Carbonate , Elemental Zinc
Composition:Calcitriol(0.25 Mcg) , Calcium Carbonate(500 Mg) , Elemental Zinc(7.5 Mg)
Substitutes:gencitrol cap(10s) , gencitrol cap(10s) , gencitrol cap(10s)


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 ( 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.

INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM CARBONATE


How Calcium Carbonate 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 Carbonate 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 Carbonate

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