G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp

 600.00

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Drug Strength: 5 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 5 AMP

G-Cal Injection contains Cholecalciferol | belongs to Vitamin D analogue

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How it works

G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp acts by promoting the absorption of calcium, phosphates and Vitamin A from different organs and helps in maintaining overall health.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp

  • Hypercalcemia severe
  • Hypercalciuria
  • Allergy severe
  • Mental Confusion
  • Constipation

Uses of G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp

What is it prescribed for?

  • Nutritional Supplementation

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is vital for the body and supplementation becomes necessary if it is not produced in adequate quantities by natural means.

  • Osteoporosis

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is used to manage a deficiency condition where the bones tend to become brittle and weak. This deficiency may be due to age, menopause and hormonal changes, and even induced by other medicines.

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is used to treat calcium deficiency caused by Parathyroid Hormone Deficiency

  • Vitamin D Resistant Rickets

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is used treat Vitamin D Resistant Rickets by meeting the calcium requirements of the body.

  • Familial Hypophosphatemia

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is used in Familial Hypophosphatemia to increase the level of phosphates in the blood.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect is observed after one month of daily dosing.

  • Duration of Effect

    This medicine has a prolonged duration of action since the desired changes on uptake can happen only over a period of time.

  • 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?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. There is a lack of conclusive evidence from the study on humans. It is advised to begin supplementation a few months prior to pregnancy after consulting the doctor and evaluating the benefits and risks.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Since there is a lack of evidence from research, it is advised to consult a doctor and evaluate the risks involved before consuming

When not to use?

  • Hypercalcemia

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp supplementation is not recommended if you have above normal calcium levels in the body due to conditions like Hyperparathyroidism, Williams Syndrome etc.

  • Hypervitaminosis D

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp supplement is not recommended if you have abnormally high levels of G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp in the body.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    Use of this medicine is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. There is a lack of conclusive evidence from the study on humans. It is advised to begin supplementation a few months prior to pregnancy after consulting the doctor and evaluating the benefits and risks.

  • Breast-feeding

    Use of this medicine is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Since there is a lack of evidence from research, it is advised to consult a doctor and evaluate the risks involved before consuming

General Warnings
  • Hypercalcemia

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is not recommended if you have high levels of calcium in your body. The blood calcium levels should be confirmed before taking this medication.

  • Hypervitaminosis D

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is not recommended if you have high levels of Vitamin D in your body. Suitable adjustment in dosage quantity must be done before taking the medication.

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is not recommended if you have any disorder that causes inefficient absorption of nutrients from the bowel.

  • Allergy

    G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp is not recommended if you have a known allergy to Vitamin D.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    It is advised to discontinue taking the medication and contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. The symptoms of overdose from G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp might not show immediately. However, some of the early symptoms indicating overdose are weakness, muscle pain, sharp weight loss, constipation, nausea, vomiting, metallic taste in mouth etc.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Phenytoin moderate
  • Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide moderate
  • Calcitriol severe
  • Hydrochlorothiazide moderate

General Instructions

G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp should be taken only after consulting a doctor. All the prescription instruction should be followed while taking the medication.

Other details

  • Food timings: Information not available
  • Administration time: Information not available
  • Sleep inducing: Information not available

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp?

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

What happens if I miss a dose of G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp?

INJECTION: Orally or as IM Injection: Adults: 10 mg twice a yr (5 mg/dose). See literature. Children: Neonates, 10 mg twice a yr (5 mg/dose). See literature.
ORAL: Simple vit D deficiency: Adults & Children: 10 mcg (400 units) daily.
Secondary vit D deficiency: Adults & Children: Up to 1 mg (40,000 units) daily in divided doses.
Hypoparathyroidism: Adults & Children: Up to 2.5 mg (100,000 units) daily.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver G-Cal Injection 5 mg 5 Amp. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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