Medicine : Macalvit (200ml)

Name:Macalvit (200ml)
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Elemental Calcium , Elemental Magnesium , Elemental Zinc
Composition:Elemental Calcium(250 Mg) , Elemental Magnesium(25 Mg) , Elemental Zinc(1.25 Mg)
Substitutes:macalvit (200ml) , macalvit (200ml) , macalvit (200ml)


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 Magnesium )



Typical use Of Elemental Magnesium :Vitamin Minerals And Health Suppliments
Mechanism of action of Elemental Magnesium :Magnesium Is The Second Most Plentiful Cation Of The Intracellular Fluids. It Is Essential For The Activity Of Many Enzyme Systems And Plays An Important Role With Regard To Neurochemical Transmission And Muscular Excitability. Magnesium Sulfate Reduces Striated Muscle Contractions And Blocks Peripheral Neuromuscular Transmission By Reducing Acetylcholine Release At The Myoneural Junction. Additionally, Magnesium Inhibits Ca2+ Influx Through Dihydropyridine-sensitive, Voltage-dependent Channels. This Accounts For Much Of Its Relaxant Action On Vascular Smooth Muscle.
Drug Interaction of Elemental Magnesium :No Data Available
Side effects of Elemental Magnesium :Hypotension, Flushing, Respiratory Arrest, Cardiac Arrest, Tendon Reflexes, Hypermangnesemia, Abdominal Cramps.

INTERACTIONS OF ELEMENTAL MAGNESIUM


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

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Elemental Magnesium

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