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Brand name: Ostevit-D plus Calcium Caplets TM

Active ingredients: calcium + colecalciferol

What it is used for

Vitamin D3 promotes absorption of calcium and phosphate for strong bones. Helps to build and maintain muscle function and strength, which may help to reduce the incidence of falls in the elderly, thereby reducing the risk of fractures. Vitamin D3 may assist in maintaining healthy skin and a healthy immune system. May aid in the general well-being of mother and child during pregnancy. Adequate vitamin D is required to maintain normal calcium metabolism and peak bone mass/bone density. Calcium and vitamin D are essential in building and maintaining strong, healthy bones and teeth. Helps stabilise bone mass and decrease bone breakdown/bone resorption. Helps build strong muscles and bones to keep you active for life. A daily burst of sunshine.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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