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food interaction for GEMITROL

alcohol interaction for GEMITROL

pregnancy interaction for GEMITROL

lactation interaction for GEMITROL

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alcohol
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gemitrol kit 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
Gemitrol kit is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR GEMITROL

Calcitriol(0.25mcg)

Uses

Calcitriol is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Calcitriol provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Frequent urge to urinate, Dry mouth, Bitter taste, Sluggishness, Constipation, Headache, Muscle pain, Loss of appetite, Weight loss, Bone pain, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Excessive thirst, Weakness, Vomiting.
Calcium Carbonate(500mg)

Uses

Calcium Carbonate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Calcium carbonate provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Frequent urge to urinate, Belching, Constipation, Dry mouth, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Stomach upset.
Zinc(7.5mg)

Uses

Zinc is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Zinc provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Risedronate(35mg)

Uses

Risedronate is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.

How it works

Risedronate inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.

Common side effects

Headache, Abdominal distension, Acid reflux, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Esophageal ulcer.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR GEMITROL KIT

Patients taking GEMITROL KIT

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR GEMITROL

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Expert advice FOR GEMITROL

  • Do not take any other forms of Vitamin D unless your doctor suggests.
  • Take calcium supplements along with Vitamin D3 as suggested by your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids (such as water) as it is important not to become dehydrated. 
  • Avoid using antacids without your doctor's advice. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb calcitriol.
  • Consult your doctor if you notice a metallic taste in mouth, muscle or joint pain, headache or drowziness.

Frequently asked questions FOR GEMITROL

Calcitriol

Q. Is calcitriol an OTC drug?
Calcitriol is not available as OTC drug
Q. Is calcitriol a hormone, is it vitamin D and is it same as vitamin D3?
Calcitriol is a steroid hormone, a form of Vitamin D, also called Vitamin D3
Q. Is calcitriol lipid soluble?
Yes, calcitriol is lipid soluble
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Q. Is calcitriol same as cholecalciferol?
Vitamin D3 has several forms: Cholecalciferol is an inactive, unhydroxylated form of vitamin D3, whereas calcitriol (also called 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3) is the active form of D3
Q. Is calcitriol a phosphate binder?
No, calcitriol is not a phosphate binder
Q. What is Bio-D3 max, Bio-D3plus?
Bio-D3 Max and Bio D3 plus are combinational drugs which contains calcitriol
Q. What is rocaltrol capsule/is it generic/ is it vitamin D3/ is it vitamin D what is rocaltrol 0.25/ what it is used for/ is it gluten free/ is it available over the counter?
Rocaltrol is a trade (brand) name for synthetic calcitriol (form of vitamin D, vitamin D3). It is available as 0.25 and 0.5 mg capsules. Rocaltrol works by making your body absorb more calcium from your diet. This helps to form healthy bones and reduce bone damage. It is gluten free. Rocaltrol is not available over the counter.

Calcium Carbonate

Q. What is supracal/shelcal 500/cipcal 500?
Shelcal, supracal, cipcal contain calcium carbonate along with vitamin D3
Q. What is it used for?
These preparations are used as a calcium supplements
Q. Is calcium carbonate/shelcal 500 chewable?
Yes, however it depends on dosage form available. If it is an oral tablet it has to be swallowed
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Q. Is calcium carbonate a metal/ alkali/ base?
No, calcium carbonate is a mineral salt
Q. Does calcium carbonate cause kidney stones?
Calcium carbonate may cause kidney stones if taken at larger dose or for prolonged duration. Always consult your docctor regarding its use.

Zinc

Risedronate

Q. Is risedronate a generic drug?
Yes, risedronate is available as generic drug
Q. Is risedronate safe?
Residronate is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does risedronate cause weight gain?
No clinically observable effect on weight has been reported for risedronate
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Q. What is risedronate sodium?
Risedronate belongs to a class of medication called as bisphosphonates. It acts by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood
Q. How does risedronate work?
Risedronate works by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood.
Q. What is risedronate prescribed for?
Risedronate is prescribed for treatment of Paget’s disease and osteoporosis in men and post-menopausal women.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)