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Active ingredients: calcium + colecalciferol
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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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
Reporting side effects
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Osteoporosis treatment options - MyDr.com.au
Osteoporosis treatment choices (including medicines and lifestyle measures) are based on your age, sex, general health, the severity of your osteoporosis and the likelihood of you breaking a bone.
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Calcium Supplements - Australasian Menopause Society
The use of calcium supplements has long been considered an integral part of managing osteoporosis, with detailed reviews of medical research indicating a reduction in fracture risk when calcium and vitamin D are prescribed. In addition to the bone health benefits, there is also evidence that calcium supplements may improve cholesterol levels, blood pressure, clotting risk and other cardiovascular risk factors.
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