Productname : Alfacal
Generic Name : Alfacalcidol Capsules
Manufacturer : Macleods PharmaceuticalsLtd
Alfacal Capsule is used for Vitamin deficiency, Cardiovascular health, Osteoporosis,Hypocalcaemia, Deficiency of vitamin d, Osteopetrosis, Hypocalcemia, Osteomalacia, Osteodystrophy in patients with chronic renal failure, Hypophosphatemia and other conditions. Alfacal Capsule may also be used for purposes notlisted in this medication guide.
Alfacal Capsule contains Alfacalcidol and Calcium as active ingredients.
Alfacal Capsule works by curing weakening of bones and for better absorption; converting to the active metabolite of vitamin D.
Alfacal Capsule is used for the treatment,control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Alfacal Capsule.This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Precautions & How to Use
Before using Alfacal Capsule, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Alfacal Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Alfacal Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products: