Description: Caltrate Plus Bone Health Supplement 60 Tablets
Detailed Description: It's never too early or too late for Caltrate®.A lifetime of regular exercise and a healthy diet, that includes calcium, builds and maintains good bone health. Recently, scientists have determined that even postmenopausal women can benefit from greater calcium intake.While adequate calcium intake is important, daily intakes above 2000 mg are not likely to provide any additional benefit.Contains no lactose or preservatives.Can be taken with your multivitamin.Gelatin free.Marketed by: Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.Tel: 0860 Pfizer (734 937).Caltrate® can help maintain healthy bones throughout life, no matter what your age or when you start.*1500 mg calcium carbonate = 600 mg elemental calcium.**According to the nutrient reference values regulations published 1 March 2010.%NRV for persons 4 years and older.Healthy, resilient bones are made of:2/3 calcium for bone strength.1/3 collagen for flexibility.Caltrate® plus tablets.Contain calcium for strong bones.Vitamin D to aid calcium absorption.Plus minerals that promote collagen formation.Nature's most concentrated form of calcium.This leaflet tells you about Caltrate® plus tablets.Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you.Caltrate® plus tablets is available without a doctor's prescription, for your use as a nutritional supplement. Nevertheless, you still need to use Caltrate® plus tablets carefully to get the best results from it.Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need more information or advice.You must see a doctor if you experience troubling symptoms.Proprietary name: Caltrate® plus tablets.
1. What Caltrate® plus tablets contains:Contains no lactose or preservatives.Gelatine free.
2. What Caltrate® plus tablets is used for:Caltrate® plus tablets is a combined preparation with calcium for bone strength, vitamin D for calcium absorption and other important minerals for correction of calcium deficiencies, increase of bone density, prevention of bone mass reduction, and the support of collagen formation for flexibility and resilience of bones.Healthy bone is made up of 2/3 calcium, and 1/3 collagen. The combination of collagen and calcium makes bone strong and flexible - more able to absorb impact.It may be used on doctor's recommendation for supplementation of calcium and vitamin D during treatment of osteoporosis. Caltrate® plus tablets is suitable as a supplement to be used during hormone replacement therapy in menopause, as recommended by a doctor.Calcium:Is the most important component of bone tissue, and needed for bone turn-over throughout life. It is essential for maintenance of healthy and strong bones.
Vitamin D:Is required for proper absorption and storage of calcium in bones. Magnesium:Is essential for metabolism of vitamin D and for bone function, helping to maintain bone strength. Zinc:Is essential for the formation of protein and collagen. Up to 30% of the body's supply of zinc is held in the skeletal tissue.
Copper:Is a cofactor for several enzymatic reactions, including that responsible for formation of collagen, a component of bone tissue.
Manganese:Plays an important role for formation of bones and cartilages, and is an enzyme co-factor for collagen formation.
7. Presentation of Caltrate® plus tablets:Caltrate® plus tablets are packed in white plastic bottles and caps in counts of 30, 60 or 90 tablets into a cardboard carton, with an insert.8. Identification of Caltrate® plus tablets:Caltrate® plus tablet is a capsule shaped, dusty rose coloured film coated tablet, engraved "+" on left side and "P4" on the right side of the bisect on the scored side and engraved "Caltrate" on the unscored side.
Pack size: 60 tablets
Quantity in pack: 60
Marketing description: With 500IU vitmain D3.Caltrate®.Plus.Bone health supplement.Calcium.Vitamin D.Bone building minerals.Dual benefits:Bone strength & flexibility.60 tablets.
Package type: Box
Usage instructions: Dosage: 1 tablet daily or as prescribed by your doctor.Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage.Nutritional supplements cannot replace a balanced diet.6. Storing and disposing of Caltrate® plus tablets:Keep the container tightly closed.Keep out of reach and sight of children.Do not store in a bathroom. Do not use after the expiry date stated on the label/carton.Return all unused medicine to your pharmacist.Do not dispose of unused medicine in drains or sewerage systems (e.g. toilets).This container is sealed with a tamper-evident foil for your safety.Do not use if the foil is broken.
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