Calcium and Vitamin D3


Xelcoral provides Calcium and Vitamin D3 where, Calcium Carbonate is sourced from coral origin. The Calcium Carbonate from Coral has a chemical structure that is very similar to the composition of human bone. Coral Calcium is similar to other sources but ensures better absorption.
Vitamin D3 aids in the absorption of Calcium from Gl tract and helps to maintain Calcium balance in the body.
Xelcoral-D Tablet: Each tablet contains 1250 mg of Calcium Carbonate USP (from Coral Source) equivalent to 500 mg of elemental Calcium and 200 lU as Cholecalciferol BP equivalent to Vitamin D3. Xelcoral-DX Tablet: Each tablet contains 1500 mg of Calcium Carbonate USP (from Coral Source) equivalent to 600 mg of elemental Calcium and 400 lU as Cholecalciferol BP equivalent to Vitamin D3.
Xelcoral is indicated for the treatment & prevention of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, tetany, hypoparathyroidism, disorder of osteogenesis, also used as supplement in case of inadequate intake of Calcium in childhood diel, rickets, pregnancy & lactation, elderly patients. Other indications include pancreatitis, phosphate binder in chronic renal failure etc.
One tablet once or twice daily with plenty of water or as directed by the physrcian. Taking in full stomach ensures better absorptron.
Hypersensitivity to any of the components, hypocalcaemia resulting from overdose of Vitamin D3, hyperparathyroidism, bone metastasis, severe renal insufficiency, severe hypercalciuria, renal calculi etc.
ln presence of mild hypercalciuria, careful monitoring with reduction of dose may be needed. Plasma and serum Calcium level should be monitored in mild to moderate renal impairment and also in case of long term use. Patients with renal stone or with such previous, history should also take precaution
Flatulence, diarrhoea, constipation, upper GI discomfort etc. are rare manifestation. Hyper-calcaemia due to prolong use has rarely been reported.
Oral Calcium can reduce the absorption of tetracycline & fluoride preparations and minimum 3 hours time should be allowed between ingestion of these medications. Thiazide diuretics reduces the renal excretion of Calcium. Phenytoin, barbiturates, glucocorticoids may induce metabolism of Vitamin D3. Concomitant ingestion of certain foods like spinach. cereals. milk and its derivatives may reduce the intestinal uptake of Calcium.
Xelcoral can be given to pregnant and lactating mothers as per recommendation of physician.
At high doses it may result in nausea, vomiting, dizziness, anorexia, abdominal cramps, headache, constipation, irritability etc. Treatment includes cessation of therapy and adequate rehydration.
Xelcoral-D Tablet: Each box contains 10 tablets in 3 Alu-PVDC blister. Xelcoral-DX Tablet: Each box contains 10 tablets in 3 Alu-PVDC blister.