Please read this leaflet carefully before using this medicine. If you have any questions or are not sure about anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Calcimax Syrup has the following active ingredients in each 5ml:
Calcium Levulinate 350.00 mg
Calcium Chloride Dihydrate BP 120.00 mg Nicotinamide BP 2.00 mg
Riboflavine BP 0.125 mg
Thiamine Hydrochloride BP 0.50 mg
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride BP 0.125 mg
Ascorbic Acid BP 5.00 mg
Calcium Pantothenate BP 0.125 mg
In addition the syrup also contains the following nonactive ingredients: Disodium Edetate, Sucrose, Glycine, Sodium Saccharin, Nipasept, Nipabutyl, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Soluble Orange Oil, Essence Morella Cherry, Burnt Sugar, Hydrochloric Acid, Purified Water
Calcimax syrup is available in bottles of 150ml. Calcimax is a dietary supplement of Calcium and Vitamins B and C.
The product licence holder is Wallace Manufacturing Chemists Ltd,
Wallace House, 51-53 Stert Street
Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3JF, United Kingdom
Product Licence number: PL 00400/5007R
The product is manufactured for Wallace Manufacturing Chemists Ltd by Thorpe Laboratories Ltd,
Enterprise Road, Mablethorpe,
Lincolnshire LN12 1NB
The product is intended as a supplement of Calcium and Vitamins B and C during periods of dietary need. It is not intended to treat clinical deficiencies.
Do not take Calcimax Syrup if any of the following applies to you:
• You suffer from raised blood calcium levels
• You have pronounced levels of calcium in your urine
• You have taken an overdose of Vitamin D
• You suffer from tumours which remove calcium from the body
• You have severe kidney failure
• You have kidney stones
You should seek medical advice before taking Calcimax Syrup if you have any kidney problems.
The syrup contains sucrose and this may adversely affect dental hygiene or control of diabetes. Calcimax has propylene glycol as a preservative and hypersensitivity reactions may occur in susceptible individuals.
Calcimax Syrup may react with other foods or medicines you are taking.
• It may reduce the efficacy of Tetracyclines
• It may interfere with the actions of L-dopa
• If you also take thiazides (used to increase urine flow) there is the risk of elevated levels of calcium in the blood
• Unless advised by your doctor it is advisable to avoid other foods or medicines with high doses of Vitamin D
• It may cause increased side effects from digoxin.
Calcimax is considered safe for use during pregnancy and in nursing mothers.
Adults and Elderly: Four 5ml spoonfuls to be taken twice or more times per day as directed by a doctor Children: One to Two 5ml spoonfuls to be given three times per day according to age or as directed by a doctor
Overdose is unlikely with Calcimax Syrup. If you do feel concerned that you have taken an overdose, or that you have combined Calcimax with another food or medicine such as to cause an overdose of one of the active ingredients, then seek medical advice immediately. Take the products and any information leaflets with you provided it does not undue delay.
If you have missed a dose then simply resume treatment when the next dose falls due.
As with all medicines Calcimax Syrup may cause adverse effects. These can include mild stomach upsets. It is unlikely that Calcimax Syrup would cause sufficiently high levels of calcium in the blood to cause concern, however the following symptoms are possible indicators of very high blood calcium levels:
• abdominal pain
• increased production of urine
• muscle weakness
If you exhibit any of the above symptoms or other symptoms not listed which you feel may be cause by taking Calcimax Syrup it is wise to seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use after the date marked on the label.
Store in a cool place.
Date leaflet last revised: 17 April 2009