Medicine : Gracal

Name:Gracal
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Laxian Incorporation
Generic Use:Calcium Citrate , Magnesium Hydroxide , Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate
Composition:Calcium Citrate() , Magnesium Hydroxide() , Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate(4mg)
Substitutes:gracal , calday tab , gracal , calday tab , gracal , calday tab


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 Hydroxide )



Typical use Of Magnesium Hydroxide :Constipation, Digitalis Toxicity, Gastric Acidity, Hypomagnesaemia, Peptic Ulcer, Pre-eclampsia.
Mechanism of action of Magnesium Hydroxide :Milk Of Magnesia Is Primarily Used To Alleviate Constipation, But Can Also Be Used To Relieve Indigestion And Heartburn. When Taken Internally By Mouth As A Laxative, The Osmotic Force Of The Magnesia Suspension Acts To Draw Fluids From The Body And To Retain Those Already Within The Lumen Of The Intestine, Serving To Distend The Bowel, Thus Stimulating Nerves Within The Colon Wall, Inducing Peristalsis And Resulting In Evacuation Of Colonic Contents. Magnesium Supplements Have Also Been Shown To Reduce Platelet Aggregation By Inhibiting In The Influx Of Calcium, A Crucial Component Of Platelet Aggregation.
Drug Interaction of Magnesium Hydroxide :Magnesium Hydroxide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Calcium Gluconate, Chlorpropamide, Ciprofloxacin, Diflunisal, Digoxin, Doxycycline, Fluoride, Iron Salts, Isoniazid, Meclofenamate, Moxifloxacin, Mycophenolate, Naproxen, Nitrofurantoin, Phenoxymethylpenicillin (K), Phenylbutazone, Prednisolone And Prednisone, Propranolol (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 Magnesium Hydroxide :Cardiac Arrhythmias, Respiratory Depression, Cardiac Arrest, Ataxia, Diarrhea, Blurred Vision, Muscular Weakness.

INTERACTIONS OF MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE


How Magnesium Hydroxide 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 Hydroxide 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 Hydroxide

No Studies Found






Generic ( Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate )



Typical use Of Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate :Chemosis, Conjuctivitis.
Mechanism of action of Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate :NA
Drug Interaction of Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate :Zinc Sulphate Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Heparin (Na) And Heparin (Cl), Ichthammol, Iron Salts, Norfloxacin, Penicillamine, Sodium Calciumedetate, Tetracycline (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 Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate :NA

INTERACTIONS OF ZINC SULPHATE MONOHYDRATE


How Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate 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 Sulphate Monohydrate 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 Sulphate Monohydrate

No Studies Found