Osteokea is used for treatment and prophylactic purposes for calcium and vitamin D3 deficiency in the body (during diet, nutritional disorders), as an adjunct for osteoporosis, during the period of optimal growth in adolescents and children, and during pregnancy and lactation
The active components of the drug are: calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamin D3. Additional components in the composition of the tablets are indicated: corn starch, potato starch, sodium carmellose, talc.
The drug is produced in the form of white tablets, oval in shape, on one side of the tablet there is an inscription “Osteocare”, and on the other there is an icon “Ω”.
Osteocare is a combination of vitamins and minerals to normalize calcium and phosphorus metabolism in the human body, mainly in bone tissue. Also Osteokea is a tool that is used not only for treatment, but also for prevention.
Indications for use
Osteocare is used for treatment and prophylactic purposes for calcium and vitamin D3 deficiency in the body (during diet, nutritional disorders), as an adjunct for osteoporosis, during the period of optimal growth in adolescents and children, and during pregnancy and lactation …
If the patient has an increased susceptibility to the constituent components that make up the drug, then taking the tablets is contraindicated. Children under 12 years of age, as well as hypercalcemia, hypermagnesemia, hypervitaminosis D, renal failure, myeloma, bone metastases, are also contraindications.
It is used in pediatrics for children from 12 years old.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
It is possible to use the drug during pregnancy and lactation, but the recommendation of a specialist and his observation is mandatory.
Method of administration and dosage
Osteocare tablets are used in adults and children over 12 years old, 2 tablets once a day or 1 tablet twice a day. Reception should be carried out before meals or during meals, without chewing, drinking water. The duration of therapy is determined by the doctor.
An overdose of pills causes the following symptoms: anorexia, vomiting, constipation, nausea, headache, weakness, hypercalcemia, dizziness, myalgia, hypercalciuria, abdominal pain, heartburn, increased blood pressure, nephrocalcinosis, impaired renal function, nephrolithiasis, diarrhea, mental disorders, bone pain.
As a treatment for an overdose, the patient needs to stop taking the drug, carry out symptomatic treatment, consume large amounts of fluids, and prescribe a diet with minimal calcium intake.
Adverse reactions when taking the drug can occur in the form of: nausea, constipation, vomiting, flatulence, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, laryngeal edema, hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, angioedema. Also, when using the tablets, allergic reactions such as itching, skin rashes or hives may occur.
Storage conditions and periods
The drug should be stored in conditions so that the temperature does not exceed + 25 Celsius, the storage place should not be accessible to children. Shelf life 4 years.