Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s

 300.00

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Drug Strength: 0.5 mcg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s
Rs. 15 per Tablet
20 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.150 per strip

Alfagood tablet contains Alfacalcidol | belongs to Vitamin D analogue

SKU: pg_722_844 Categories: , ,

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How it works

This medicine works by stimulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorus from the intestines. It also promotes reabsorption of calcium from the bones and the kidneys.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Irregular heart beat severe
  • Constipation
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Increased thirst
  • Skin rash and itching
  • Bone and joint pain severe
  • Muscle pain and weakness severe
  • Increased calcium levels
  • Decreased libido

Uses of Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypocalcemia

    This medicine is used to treat a deficiency of calcium in the blood (low blood calcium levels).

  • Hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets and osteomalacia

    This medicine is used to treat rickets and osteomalacia (bone diseases characterized by bone softening and weakening) associated with low levels of phosphate ions in the blood.

  • Renal Osteodystrophy

  • Osteomalacia and Rickets

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to variations based on the route of administration. Peak concentrations are achieved after 12 hours of oral administration and 4 hours of intravenous administration (injection).

  • Duration of Effect

    This effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 7 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Hypercalcemia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with elevated levels of calcium in the blood due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

General Warnings
  • Hypercalcemia

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with elevated levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia). Blood calcium levels should be checked before beginning therapy with this medicine. Close monitoring of blood calcium levels is recommended during treatment with this medicine as well. Appropriate corrective measures and/or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Hypervitaminosis D

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with high levels of Vitamin D in the body. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, and/or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Other Vitamin D products

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients receiving other supplements or drugs containing vitamin D as an ingredient due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. It is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning therapy with this medicine.

  • Cardiovascular diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patients' condition. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Oral forms: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Injections: Since this medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. If you miss an appointment for receiving this medicine, contact your doctor immediately for further instructions.

  • Overdose

    Discontinue the use of this medicine and consult your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Consumption of Vitamin D rich food or supplements along with this medicine may also cause an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Hydrochlorothiazide moderate
  • Cholestyramine moderate
  • Magnesium/Aluminum containing medicines moderate
  • Laxatives moderate
  • Digoxin severe
  • Phenytoin moderate
  • Carbamazepine moderate

General Instructions

Oral forms: Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Injections: This medicine is usually administered in the hospital/clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional. Report any undesirable side effects to the doctor immediately. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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How to use Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s

By IV inj over 30 seconds.

what are the adverse effects of Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s?

Symptoms of overdose include anorexia, lassitude, nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, weight loss, polyuria, sweating, headache, thirst, vertigo, rash, pruritus and raised concentration of calcium and phosphate in plasma and urine.

What happens if I miss a dose of Alfagood tablet 0.5 mcg 2×10’s?

Adults: Orally or by IV injection over 30 sec. Initially 1 mcg daily. Elderly: 500 nanogram daily. Adjusted to avoid hypercalcaemia. Maintenance, usually 1 mcg daily.
Children: Orally or by IV injection over 30 sec. Hypophosphataemic rickets; persistent hypocalcaemia due to hypoparathyroidism or pseudohypoparathyroidism: 1 mth-12 yr, 25-50 nanogram/kg (max 1 mcg) once daily, adjusted as necessary; 12-18 yr, 1 mcg once daily, adjusted as necessary.
Persistent neonatal hypocalcaemia: Neonate, 50-100 nanograms/kg once daily, adjusted as necessary (up to 2 mcg/kg daily may be needed in resistant cases).
Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in renal or cholestatic liver disease: Neonate, 20 nanograms/kg once daily, adjusted as necessary; 1 mth-12 yr, Body-weight under 20 kg, 15-30 nanograms/kg (max 500 nanograms) once daily; body-weight over 20 kg, 250-500 nanograms once daily, adjusted as necessary; 12-18 yr, 250-500 nanograms once daily, adjusted as necessary.

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