It is indicated for the management of conditions associated with hyperacidity and for fast relief of acid indigestion, heartburn, sour stomach and upset stomach.
USE IN PREGNANCY & LACTATION:
Calcium Carbonate antacids are thought to be the safest antacids during pregnancy & lactation since both the baby & mother need Calcium to develop properly & maintain their health.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
2-3 tablet(s) when symptoms occur; may be repeated hourly if needed or as directed by the physician.
Known hypersensitivity to Calcium Carbonate or any of its ingredients and in hypercalcemia, renal calculi, hypophosphatemia.
Generally well tolerated. Occasionally it may produce nausea and constipation in few patients, but it can be relieved by reducing the dose & frequency.
Iron supplements should not be taken at the same time of the day with Calcium Carbonate, which may decrease the absorption of iron. And Tetracycline antibiotics should not be taken at the same time of the day with Calcium Carbonate, because
Calcium decreases their absorption.
Store in a cool, dry place & protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.