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Calcium Lactate Tablets Bp 300mg

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3. How to take Calcium Lactate Tablets

The tablets should be swallowed with a drink of water.

If this medicine has been given to you by your doctor, he/she will decide what dose you need to take.

Always take the tablets exactly as the


doctor has told you. The dose will be on the pharmacist's label.

If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Carry on taking them for as long as you have been told unless you have any problems. In that case, check with your doctor.


The usual doses are as follows:

Adults, the elderly and children: The

usual dose is 2 tablets a day, but higher doses may be given in some situations (e.g. in pregnancy).

If you have bought the tablets yourself, take the dose described above.

If you take more tablets than you should


You should contact your doctor or your pharmacist straightaway. Take your tablets or the pack with you.

If you forget to take a dose of Calcium Lactate Tablets

If you miss a dose don't worry. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose, just carry on as usual the next day.


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| 4. Possible side effects | Like all medicines, this medicine can i cause side effects, although not | everybody gets them, i The following side effects have been | reported infrequently:

| • Gastrointestinal disturbances such as constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal discomfort, wind

•    Slower or irregular heartbeat

•    A long course of this medicine at high doses may cause hypercalcaemia (an unusually high level of calcium in the blood). Symptoms of this include nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, mental disturbances.

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

5. Howto store Calcium Lactate Tablets

Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original container and keep the container tightly closed in order to protect the tablets from moisture.

Do not use the tablets after the expiry date shown on the label.

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If your doctor tells you to stop taking the tablets, please take any unused medicine back to your pharmacist to be destroyed.

6. Further Information Ingredients

Each tablet contains 300 mg of the active ingredient, calcium lactate pentahydrate. The other ingredients are


potato starch, talc, stearic acid and magnesium stearate.

What the medicine looks like The tablets are plain, white and round. They are supplied to your pharmacist in packs of 84,100, 250, 500 or 1000 tablets. Not all pack sizes may be available.


Product licence holder and manufacturer

The product licence holder is Dalkeith Laboratories Ltd., 2 Park Street, Woburn, Bedfordshire,

MK17 9PG, UK.

Manufactured by Surepharm Services Ltd, Bretby, Burton upon Trent, Staffs, DE15 0YZ, UK.


Product Licence Number:

PL 17496/0006

Date of revision: May 2015.

If you would like the leaflet in a different format, please contact the licence holder at the above address.


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Patient Information Leaflet

Calcium Lactate Tablets BP 300mg

This medicine will be called Calcium Lactate Tablets in this leaflet. Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.

•    Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

•    This medicine is only for you. Do not give it to anyone else to take. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours.

•    If you have any further questions, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.

•    If you get any side effects, talk to your

doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

In this leaflet:

1.    What Calcium Lactate Tablets are and what they are used for

2.    Before you take Calcium Lactate Tablets

3.    How to take Calcium Lactate Tablets

4.    Possible side effects

5.    How to store Calcium Lactate Tablets

6.    Further information

1. What Calcium Lactate Tablets are and what they are used for These tablets contain the active ingredient, calcium lactate pentahydrate.

This is a mineral supplement. Calcium Lactate Tablets are used to treat people with calcium deficiencies. The tablets provide extra calcium in the diet when it is needed.

You may have been prescribed these tablets by your doctor, or you may have decided to buy them yourself.

2. Before you take Calcium Lactate Tablets

Some people must not take these tablets.

Do not take these tablets if:

• You know you are allergic to calcium lactate or to any of the other ingredients (these are listed in Section 6)

• You are suffering from hypercalcaemia (an unusually high level of calcium in the blood) or hypercalcuria (an unusually high level of calcium in the urine) or may be more prone to this occurring due to another condition you have e.g. milk-alkali syndrome, thyroid problems, some types of cancer or following

high doses of Vitamin D

•    You have any kidney stones.

You must be especially careful if:

•    You have heart or kidney problems

•    You have a history of kidney stones

•    You have a rare disease called sarcoidosis.

If any of the conditions above apply to

you, please discuss your treatment with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Taking other medicines Calcium Lactate Tablets can affect or be affected by some other medicines you may be taking. Make sure your doctor or pharmacist knows if you are

taking any of the following:

•    Vitamin D Tablets

•    Antibiotics called tetracyclines (e.g. minocycline, oxytetracycline) or a quinolone antibiotic called ciprofloxacin

•    Bisphosphonate drugs used in the treatment of bone diseases including osteoporosis or Paget's disease and

in some cancers

•    Fluoride supplements to prevent tooth decay

•    Oral iron supplements (e.g. used in the treatment of anaemia)

•    Zinc supplements

•    Levothyroxine (thyroxine) used in patients with an underactive thyroid gland

•    Oral steroids (used to treat a variety of conditions including allergies, inflammation and hormone imbalances)

•    Diuretics (to increase urine output)

•    Potassium supplements (taking the potassium supplement as well as the calcium supplement could cause painful spasms in the muscles)

• Cardiac glycosides (such as digoxin) used for heart problems.

Always tell your doctor or pharmacist about all the medicines you are taking. This means medicines you have bought yourself as well as those you have on prescription from your doctor.

Pregnancy and breast feeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding before taking calcium lactate tablets.

Driving and using machinery Calcium Lactate Tablets should not affect your ability to drive or to operate machinery.

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Each tablet contains Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate 300 mg. The tablets should be swallowed with a drink of water.

Dose: The usual dose is 2 tablets a day or as directed by a physician. Please read the leaflet provided carefully before use. These tablets are only available from pharmacies.

KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN. Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original container. Keep the container tightly closed.    5

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Each tablet contains Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate 300 mg. The tablets should be swallowed with a drink of water.

Dose: The usual dose is 2 tablets a day or as directed by a physician. Please read the leaflet provided carefully before use. These tablets are only available from pharmacies.

KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original container. Keep the container tightly closed.    5

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