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Brand name: Caltrate Vitamin D TM

Active ingredients: colecalciferol

What it is used for

Caltrate Vitamin D 1000IU is a high potency Vitamin D supplement. Caltrate Vitamin D 1000IU: - is essential for calcium absorption - is essential for the development and maintenance of strong bones - helps reduce the risk of falls and fractures - is essential for healthy bones and muscle strength - helps optimize peak bone mass - improves muscle strength and balance - aids absorption of calcium and utilisation of calcium and phosphate required for bones and teeth; - helps to maintain serum calcium and phosphorus concentrations within the normal range in humans Vitamin D may help maintain or support a healthy immune function Vitamin D helps maintain neuromuscular function and various other cellular processes, including immune system Vitamin D plays a vital role in bone health and can help reduce the risk of osteoporosis and fracture ,May help with the prevention/treatment of Vitamin D insufficiencies. ,Vitamin D Supplement - There is an increased requirement of Vitamin D during pregnancy and lactation.

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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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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