Alpha D3 (Alfacalcidol Tablets) - Product Information
Alpha D3 is used to treat conditions in which calcium metabolism is disturbed due to impaired hydroxylation, such as reduced renal function as well as in other disorders associated with Vitamin D resistance and in calcium malabsorption of osteoporosis.
Alfacalcidol tablets are used to treat the following indications: Renal bone disease (renal osteodystrophy), Hypoparathyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism (with bone disease)- primary and tertiary, Neonatal hypocalcemia, Rickets,osteomalacia and Osteoporosis .
Alpha D3 tablets are manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, India in the strengths of 0.25 mcg and 0.5 mcg. We also have in stock Generic Boniva (Ibandronate Sodium 150 mg tablets) which is used for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Name of the Drug
We supply original Alpha D3 tablets manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, India.
Manufacturer of Alpha D3 Tablets
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited
Active Ingredient present in Alpha D3 Tablets
The active ingredient present in Alpha D3 tablets is Alfacalcidol. Each Alpha D3 tablet contains 0.25 mcg or 0.5 mcg of Alfacalcidol.
Uses of Alpha D3 by GlaxoSmithKline (Alfacalcidol Tablets)
Alpha-D3 tablets are given as a dietary vitamin D supplement to help patients manage calcium levels in their body. It is used to help with a variety of health conditions such as, osteoporosis, neonatal hypocalcaemia, osteomalacia, rickets, hyperparathyroidism associated with bone disease (both tertiary and primary), and renal bone disease (osteodystrophy)
We supply the original Alpha D3 by GlaxoSmithKline. Each tablet contains 0.25 mcg or 0.5 mcg of Alfacalcidol.
Alpha D3 Tablets Dosage
The initial dosage of Alpha D3 (Alfacalcidol Tablets) in adults and children above 20 kg body weight is 1 mcg daily. The dosage has to be adjusted thereafter according to the biochemical responses and to avoid hypercalcaemia.
How to Use Alpha D3 by GlaxoSmithKline (Alfacalcidol Tablets)
Take Alpha D3 tablets as prescribed by your physician. It is important you have tests made throughout the course to adjust the dose your body needs as it will vary over time.
Alpha D3 tablets are only for children and adults above 20kg. The commonly prescribed dosage is 3mcg once daily for 1 to 2 months.
Alpha D3 (Alfacalcidol Tablets) Overdose
Excessive intake of vitamin D supplements like Alpha D3 leads to the development of hypercalcaemia. Treatment with Alfacalcidol tablets should be stopped if hypercalcaemia occurs symptoms of which include anorexia, lassitude, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, weight loss, polyuria, sweating, headache, thirst, vertigo and raised plasma and urine concentrations of calcium and phosphate.
Alpha D3 (Alfacalcidol Tablets) Contraindications
Alpha D3 tablets are contraindicated in patients with evidence of Vitamin D toxicity or known hypersensitivity to Alfacalcidol or to the effects of Vitamin D or any of its analogues.
Alfacalcidol should not be administered to patients in the presence of hypercalcemia, hyperphosphatemia (except when occurring with hypoparathyroidism) or hypermagnesemia.
Alpha D3 Side effects
The most frequently reported side effects of Alpha D3 tablets are hypercalcemia, various skin reactions and, in the case of renal impairment, hyperphosphatemia which can be induced by Alfacalcidol therapy
Side effects are normally linked to hyperphosphatemia and hypercalcemia symptoms if you take Alpha D3 for a longer period. The other common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, abdomen pains, reduced appetite, sweating, as well as abnormally high levels of calcium or phosphate.
Warnings & Precautions When Using Alfacalcidol Tablets (Alpha D3)
Do not use Alfacalcidol tablets if you have been diagnosed with hypermagnesemia. Hyperphosphatemia, or hypercalcemia. Tell your doctor about any of the below conditions before taking Alpha D3:
- If you are pregnant
- If you are breast feeding
- If you have any allergies
- If you have any other existing health conditions
- If you are taking any other medication including all non-prescription meds
- If you smoke, consume alcohol, or use any recreation drugs or narcotics
Alfacalcidol Tablets During Pregnancy
Studies conducted in animals with Alfacalcidol tablets have shown reproductive toxicity. Caution should also be exercised when prescribing Alpha D3 tablets to women of childbearing age.
Alfacalcidol Tablets During Breastfeeding
Alfacalcidol is excreted in human milk. A decision must be made whether to stop breastfeeding or to discontinue Alpha D3 (Alfacalcidol Tablets) therapy taking into account the importance of breast-feeding for the child and the benefit of Alfacalcidol therapy for the mother.
Buy Alfacalcidol 0.25 mcg and 0.5 mcg Tablets Online at Only $0.96 per Pill
You can buy Alfacalcidol tablets online from Clear Sky Pharmacy at a cheap price. Alpha D3 0.25 mcg and 0.5 mcg pills, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, India are supplied in a blister box of 50 tablets. The 0.25 mcg tablets cost only $0.96 per unit when you place an order for 250 tablets.
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