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Ceracal 30 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Ceracal Tablet

Ceracal 30 mg Tablet is used to treat hyperparathyroidism and high calcium levels in the blood. It helps to maintain normal level of calcium.

You should take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. But, before taking it report to doctor if you have any known allergy to this medication. Doctor may check your calcium levels regularly during the treatment. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of low calcium levels such as numbness or tingling around the mouth or muscle aches. Always remember to inform your doctor if you have any history of seizures, heart problems, or liver problems.

It may cause dizziness or sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything requiring concentration.

Ceracal Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

How to use Ceracal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ceracal 30 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ceracal Tablet works

Ceracal 30 mg Tablet works by lowering a chemical (parathyroid hormone), which makes calcium level go back to normal.

Ceracal Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ceracal 30 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ceracal 30 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ceracal 30 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ceracal 30 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dizziness and seizures have been reported by patients taking Ceracal 30 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ceracal 30 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ceracal 30 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Ceracal 30 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ceracal 30 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ceracal Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ceracal 30 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Ceracal 30 mg Tablet treats hyperparathyroidism and high calcium levels in the blood.
  • It should be taken with or shortly after food.
  • Ceracal 30 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you start or stop smoking during treatment with Ceracal 30 mg Tablet.
  • Your doctor may monitor your calcium levels regularly during treatment with Ceracal 30 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of low calcium levels such as numbness or tingling around the mouth or muscle aches.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of seizures, heart problems, or liver problems.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ceracal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imi-CI
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sparsun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ceracal

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I am very tensed . My parathyroid hormone is very high . PTH - 110.4 . Please help me and suggest me proper medicines . Please advice me as soon as possible . I am also facing respiratory problems , for that i am consulting a doctor but for PTH please help me .
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
In primary hyperparathyroidism, an enlargement of one or more of the parathyroid glands causes overproduction of the hormone, resulting in high levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia), which can cause a variety of health problems. Surgery is the most common treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism
Last 2 months I have a problem with constipation and anal irritating. No blood in stool. But tighten. How to cure from that.Always I have a stressful life
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/sri-sri-ayurveda-virechana-vati-otc330791One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
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FAQs

Q. When should Ceracal be taken?

Ceracal can be taken with any meal once daily. The tablet should be taken at a fixed time in order to prevent from forgetting to take the dose. It should be taken orally once daily after food. The dose and duration of therapy is decided by the doctor based on your response to the therapy and blood test parameters.

Q. Can Ceracal cause diarrhea?

Yes, Ceracal can cause diarrhea in patients during treatment. This medicine may cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea as common side effects. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any such side effects.

Q. Does the Ceracal contains lactose?

Sometimes lactose is used while preparing Ceracal. Hence, before starting the medication inform your doctor if you have been diagnosed with any sugar intolerance like lactose intolerance.

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