Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule helps your body to absorb a mineral called calcium. It is important for maintaining strong bones. This medicine is used if your diet does not provide enough and may be used to treat certain bone conditions such as thinning of the bones (osteoporosis).

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. It is best taken with or after food as this helps your body absorb it and you should take it regularly to get the most benefit. If you are using it to treat osteoporosis you will be prescribed other medicines as well. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking calcium and vitamin supplements. Learn about the foods you should eat to make sure you get enough calcium and vitamin D in your diet.

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule has few side effects and none are common. If you take too much you may feel weakness, muscle pain, or have a metallic taste in your mouth.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have high levels of calcium in your blood or if you have any heart, kidney, or liver disease. Some other medicines can decrease the absorption of vitamin D3 so let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. This medicine may help during pregnancy when your body needs more vitamin D but too much could harm your baby. While using this medicine you may have extra blood tests and possibly X-rays.

Uses of Corcus Soft Gelatin Capsule

Benefits of Corcus Soft Gelatin Capsule

In Vitamin D deficiency

Normally your body creates vitamin D from sunlight, but you will be prescribed this medicine as a supplement if you do not have enough. It is important to keep taking it regularly to get the benefits. You may not notice it working but keep taking it in order to protect your bones. Additionally, it can boost your immunity and increase the body's resistance against various infections.

In Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It often occurs in women after menopause. Vitamin D is important for absorption of calcium and helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in your body. If you do not have enough calcium it can damage your bones. It will help to keep your bones strong and healthy and reduce the risk of them becoming weak and more likely to break.

You can help improve the strength of your bones by taking regular exercise (especially weight-bearing exercise), eating healthy foods containing calcium and Vitamin D, and reducing your consumption of alcohol and tobacco.

Side effects of Corcus Soft Gelatin Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Corcus

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Corcus Soft Gelatin Capsule

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. Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Corcus Soft Gelatin Capsule works

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule is a form of vitamin D. It raises vitamin D levels in your blood. This in turn raises calcium levels in your blood by helping you absorb more calcium from food.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule for the treatment of VitaminD3 deficiency.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • It should be taken with food for faster absorption of medicine.
  • Some healthy tips for vitamin D deficiency:
    • Get enough sun exposure 10-30 minutes thrice a week.
    • Light-skinned: 20-30 minutes of sun exposure.
    • Dark-skinned: 30-40 minutes of sun exposure. 
    • Eat vitamin D rich diet like egg yolk, mushrooms, cheese, milk, butter, fortified food and oily fish.
  • It might affect your sleep pattern when taken at night time. To avoid this better to take it at day time.
  • Do not take antacids or any other medication 2 hours before or after taking Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, constipation, weakness and weight loss while taking this medicine.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vitamin D Derivative [cholecalciferol]
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Corcus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat
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Patient Concerns

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Vitamin d3 deficiency Test- 25 OH Vitamin-D value is 7.2 ng/ml Normal range
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
You have condition called osteoporosis. Take calcarea phos3X 4 tablets 4 times a day in 1/2 cup of warm water along with 1-2hours of direct sunlight exposure at your body. Vit D is processed by your body by sunlight only which helps in calcium binding there is no other way to get vit D absorbed in human body.
I have been diagnosed with severe Vitamin D Deficiency. My lab report shows my level is < 13 ng/ml. Please advise.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
uprise d3 60k capsule once a week for 6 week
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FAQs

Q. Is it better to take Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule at night or in the morning?

You can take Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule at any time of the day, morning, or night. However, there is limited information available about the best time to take Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule. Take it exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q. What are the benefits of taking Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule?

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule is important for maintaining bone health, support the health of the immune system, brain, and nervous system. It also regulates insulin levels and is also important for a healthy heart and blood vessels.

Q. How should Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule be taken?

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule should be swallowed whole with water and should not be crushed or chewed. It is advised to take it with the main meal of the day to increase its absorption.

Q. Who should not take Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule?

Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule should not be taken by patients who are allergic to cholecalciferol, patients with increased levels of calcium in the blood or if there is presence of calcium in the urine. Its use should be avoided by patients who have kidney stones or have severe kidney problems.

Q. What happens if I take too much Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule?

Taking too much Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule for a long period of time may increase the levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia). This may cause weakness, fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea, sluggishness, kidney stones, increased blood pressure, and growth retardation in children.

Q. How much Vitamin D should I take daily?

The daily requirement of Vitamin D is 4000 IU/day. Since your diet may not be meeting the daily requirement of Vitamin D, therefore you may need 1000 - 3000 IU/day of supplements of Vitamin D. Corcus-D3 Softgel Capsule is a form of vitamin D which is used as a supplement in patients with vitamin D deficiency.

Q. What happens if Vitamin D is low?

Low levels of Vitamin D may cause rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Vitamin D deficiency may also increase the risk of diabetes mellitus 1, high blood pressure, depression, some cancers, and osteoporosis.

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Country of Origin: India

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