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Brand name: Caltrate 600 mg with Vitamin D 400 IU TM

Active ingredients: calcium + colecalciferol

What it is used for

Calcium & Vitamin D Supplement - There is an increased requirement of Calcium and Vitamin D during pregnancy and lactation.,Caltrate 600mg with Vitamin D is a high potency calcium supplement providing 600mg of elemental calcium in each tablet with vitamin D to help optimise the absorption of calcium in the body. Calcium and vitamin D are essential for the maintenance of strong and healthy bone. Calcium helps build and maintain strong bones. Calcium is a vital bone-building mineral that is essential for developing and maintaining strong and healthy bones. Calcium is also required for a number of vital bodily functions. Adequate calcium is required through out life to maximise bone strength in our youth and to reduce bone loss in subsequent years. A diet defficient in calcium can lead to osteoporosis in later life, with women at particular risk. Vitamin D assists in absorption of clacium in the body. Vitamin D helps optimise calcium absorption, helping to build and maintain healthy bones.

How to take it

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  • The way to take this medicine: Oral

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.

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