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Calcirol sachets help to restore Vitamin D levels and prevent diseases such as osteoporosis
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Calcirol is a treatment for vitamin D deficiencies. It contains an active ingredient called cholecalciferol. It comes in granular form and is mixed with a liquid such as milk or water and made into an easy to drink formula.
As well as being an effective treatment for vitamin D deficiency, Calcirol also helps to improve the absorption of calcium in the body and promotes improved bone health and bone mineral density in those with osteoporosis.
Calcirol is a branded treatment and is also sold as Cipcal D3 Granules, Vitanova -D3 Sachet, D-Rise Granules and Caldikind 60K Sachet. These medications all work in a similar way, but branding may result in aesthetic differences.
Calcium and phosphate are important minerals in the body as they help to support bone growth and health. Vitamin D is needed to help bones use and regulate phosphate and calcium. Without vitamin D the bones cannot make full use of the phosphate and calcium present in the body and this can lead to bone weakness and diseases such as rickets.
Calcirol contains Vitamin D3, this improves the level of calcium absorbed in the intestine and helps to promote the presence of calcium and phosphate in the bones. It can also help to promote strong teeth as well as effective fat absorption in those suffering from fat malabsorption.
Drinking the granules dissolved in milk helps with the digestion and absorption of Vitamin D3 as the magnesium in milk helps with the absorption of fat molecules containing the vitamin.
Calcirol sachets are available in one dosage size. They come as a 1g sachet that contains 60,000 IU of vitamin D3.
Your doctor will be able to tell you how much and how often to take Calcirol and this will depend on your overall health and your reasons for taking it.
Efficiency of Vitamin D Supplementation in Healthy Adults is Associated with Body Mass Index and Baseline Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level. Nutrients, 12(5), p.1268.
Always take Calcirol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You’ll usually be told to:
If you have any questions about how to take Calcirol you can refer to the patient leaflet that comes with your treatment. If you still have questions after reading the leaflet you can log into your Treated account and send a message to one of our doctors.
The amount of time that it takes for Calcirol to improve and stabilise vitamin D levels can depend on the reason for taking the treatment and also the starting levels of Vitamin D.
If levels of Vitamin D are quite low, it can take upto three months for the effects to be seen and felt. This usually involves taking one sachet every week for the duration of the three months. Often, once the levels of Vitamin D have increased and are steady, your doctor will advise that you take one sachet each month.
Clinical studies show that supplements like Calcirol can result in significant increases in Vitamin D levels after two months of use. The same study also showed that cholecalciferol, the active ingredient in calcirol sachets, is most effective for those with a normal body weight and those with very low Vitamin D levels.
The amount of sun exposure, health history and lifestyle can all play a role in how effective Calcirol sachets are for each person and it’s important to share your experiences with your doctor as you take your treatment.
If you find that Calcirol sachets aren’t working for you or that you are not suited to them you should inform your doctor so that you can look at alternative treatment options together.
Calcirol sachet is usually advised to be taken once a week, so if you miss a dose and it’s more than 7 days since your last dose, you should take it as soon as you remember. Always remember to take the next after 7 days. Basically, you have to maintain a time period of 7 days between each calcirol sachet.
The dosage and duration of treatment may differ depending upon the severity of your vitamin D levels. So, always take the medication as directed by your doctor.
Never take a double dose of Calcirol. If you have taken more Calcirol than you should, seek medical advice immediately. When seeing a medical professional, take your treatment with you so that they can see what you have taken.
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