Setz treats hyperparathyroidism and high calcium levels in the blood.
It should be taken with or shortly after food.
Setz 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 Setz.
Your doctor may monitor your calcium levels regularly during treatment with Setz. 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.
Setz 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 Setz cause diarrhea?
Yes, Setz 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 Setz contains lactose?
Sometimes lactose is used while preparing Setz. Hence, before starting the medication inform your doctor if you have been diagnosed with any sugar intolerance like lactose intolerance.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 31st Oct 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.