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Brand name: Caltrate Bone Health

Caltrate Bone Health is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) calcium + colecalciferol. On this page you will find out more about Caltrate Bone Health, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: calcium + colecalciferol

Information for medicine and pack size:
Caltrate Bone Health film-coated tablet, 120

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What this medicine is 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.

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
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We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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