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CAPICET 30 MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 629.35 for 1 strip(s) (30 tablets each)
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Composition for CAPICET

Cinacalcet(30 mg)

food interaction for CAPICET

alcohol interaction for CAPICET

pregnancy interaction for CAPICET

lactation interaction for CAPICET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Capicet 30 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Capicet 30 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CAPICET

Cinacalcet(30 mg)

Uses

Capicet 30 mg tablet is used in the treatment of hypercalcemia(increased calcium levels in blood) and hyperparathyroidism.

How it works

Capicet 30 mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called as calcimimetics. It works by signaling the parathyroid gland to produce less amount of chemical called parathyroid hormone which lowers the excess blood calcium levels resulting in thinning of bones.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Chest pain, Convulsion, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Muscle cramp, Stomach upset, Tingling sensation of extremity, Tingling sensation, Weakness, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for CAPICET

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    Biocon
    Rs. 59.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 599
    pay 186% more per tablet
  • SETZ 30MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 58/tablet
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    Rs. 579.97
    pay 176% more per tablet

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Expert advice for CAPICET

  • Inform your doctor before taking cinacalcet if you have heart or liver problems, seizures (fits), history of life threatening hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels) or if you have started or stopped smoking.
  • Consult your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you are taking medicines used to treat skin or bacterial infections, fungal infections, HIV infection, heart problems, depression or high blood pressure.
  • Take this medicine with food or meals as may lead to better absorption of the drug.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug as it may lead to dizziness.

Frequently asked questions for CAPICET

Cinacalcet

Q.What is cinacalcet used for?
Cinacalcet is used to treat increased blood calcium levels cause due to a condition called as hyperparathyroidism

Q.How does cinacalcet work?
Cinacalcet works by decreasing the level of parathyroid hormone which further prevents the increased level of calcium in the blood.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)