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Composition for TURBOCAL D

Calcium Carbonate(NA),Vit D3 Cholecalciferol(NA)

food interaction for TURBOCAL D

alcohol interaction for TURBOCAL D

pregnancy interaction for TURBOCAL D

lactation interaction for TURBOCAL D

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Turbocal d injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Turbocal d injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Calcium Carbonate(NA)


Calcium is required by the body for maintaining bones, muscles and  nervous system. So it is used as a  dietary supplement and  for  treatment of weakening of  bones (osteoporosis). Calcium carbonate  is used along with vitamin D3 for better absorption. Calcium carbonate is also used as an antacid to relieve acidity/heartburn (acid reflux) and stomach/duodenal ulcer.  

How it works

Calcium carbonate is a dietary supplement used when the amount of calcium taken in the diet is not enough. It acts by neutralizing acids when taken as antacid.

Common side effects

Frequent urge to urinate, Belching, Constipation, Dry mouth, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Stomach upset
Vit D3 Cholecalciferol(NA)


How it works

Common side effects


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Expert advice for TURBOCAL D

  • Do not take calcium carbonate within 1-2 hours of taking other medicines. Calcium may decrease the absorption of the other medicines.
  • Should be taken after 2 hours of eating foods rich in oxalic acid (spinach and rhubarb), phosphate (bran), or phytinic acid (whole cereals).
  • Consult a doctor if you have Higher than normal levels of calcium in your  blood Mild to moderate problems with your kidneys (Kidney stones or Kidney failure). 

Frequently asked questions for TURBOCAL D

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.
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.


Content on this page was last updated on 21 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)