Medicine : Supracal

Name:Supracal
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Tishcon Pharmed
Generic Use:Calcium , Magnesium , Zinc
Composition:Calcium(1000mg) , Magnesium(100mg) , Zinc(4mg)
Substitutes:mostcal , supracal , mostcal , supracal , mostcal , supracal


Generic ( Calcium )



Typical use Of Calcium :Calcium Supplements Are Usually Used To Prevent Or Treat Low Blood Calcium Levels In People Who Do Not Get Enough Calcium From Their Food. The Amount Of Calcium Required Everyday Varies With Age And Gender. The Demand Is Generally Higher During Childhood, Pregnancy, Lactation And Postmenopausal Phase. Calcium Supplements Are Used To Treat Patients With Calcium Deficiency, Brittle Bones, Reduced Absorption Of Nutrients After Surgery Performedto Remove All Or Part Of The Stomach, Bone Softening And Bone Disease Due To Vitamin D Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Calcium :Calcium Is Necessary For Normal Functioning Of Nerves, Cells, Muscle, And Bone. If There Is Not Enough Calcium In The Blood, Then The Body Will Take Calcium From Bones, Thereby Weakening Bones. On Administration Of Calcium Supplements, About One-third Of The Ingested Calcium Is Absorbed From The Small Intestine. Absorption Decreases With Age And May Be More Efficient When The Body Is Deficient In Calcium Or From Diets Deficient In Calcium. 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. Elderly Population Absorb Calcium Lactate, Gluconate And Citrate Better Unless They Take Their Calcium Supplement With A Full Breakfast.
Drug Interaction of Calcium :Care Should Be Taken While Administering Calcium In Patients Receiving Vitamin Or Mineral Preparations As They Contain Additional Calcium. Calcium Increases The Effects Of Digoxin On The Heart. It Is Known To Reduce The Absorption Of Tetracycline Drugs. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Calcium :Constipation

INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM


How 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 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 Calcium

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