Caltrate® Plus 500-D appears as an oval shaped; dusty rose coloured; film-coated tablets. One side has an embossed “5+” and “600” on the other side of the bisect while “Caltrate” is engraved on the other side.
For prevention and treatment of osteoporosis; Calcium and Vitamin D deficiency states.
One tablet twice a day with food and a full glass of water or as prescribed by the physician. Calcium supplements are best taken with meal to ensure optimal absorption. Drink a full glass of water (8 ounces) with each dose; unless you are on kidney dialysis.
Tell your doctor if you have: - kidney disease or have ever had kidney stones - stomach or digestion problems; such as on-going diarrhea; not absorbing nutrients properly; or not having enough acid in your stomach.
Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
As with any drug; if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; contact your healthcare professional before taking this product. If you are using a large amount of calcium or using it for a long time; your doctor might need to check your blood on a regular basis.