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Brand name: Caltrate Bone Health TM

Active ingredients: calcium + colecalciferol

What it is used for

Calcium and Vitamin D are essential for your bone health and help support your mobility. Essential for the maintenance of strong and healthy bones so you can keep moving. Promotes/Supports strong healthy bones. 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 throughout life to maximise bone strength in our youth and to reduce bone loss in subsequent years. We should maintain healthy bones throughout life to help fight osteoporosis. Vitamin D to help optimise the absorption of calcium in the body or words to the effect. Vitamin D assists in absorption of calcium in the body. Vitamin D helps optimise calcium absorption, helping to build and maintain healthy bones. Calcium and Vitamin D Supplement. There is an increased requirement of Calcium and Vitamin D during pregnancy and lactation.

How to take it

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

  • 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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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