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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

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.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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