Gemcal-DS is a synthetic vitamin D analog which is active in the regulation of the absorption of calcium from the gastrointestinal tract and its utilization in the body. Gemcal-DS is available as capsules containing 0.25 mcg or 0.5 mcg Gemcal-DS and as an oral solution containing 1 mcg/mL of Calcitriol.
Ingredients: Calcium Carbonate 1250 mg + Calcitriol 0.25 mcg + Vitamin K 45 mcg
Packing: 15 Caps/Strip
Dosage: As directed by the physician
Precautions: Hypercalcaemia, coronary disease, renal function impairment, elderly patients. Pediatric doses must be taken under close medical supervision.
Side Effects: Weakness, headache, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, constipation, muscle pain, bone pain, metallic taste, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias.
Drug Interaction: Hypermagnesaemia may develop in patients on chronic renal dialysis. Hypercalcaemia in patients on digitalis may precipitate cardiac arrhythmias.
Contraindications: Hypercalcaemia, evidence of vitamin D toxicity, pregnancy and lactation.
Storage Conditions: Store it at room temperature . Keep away from light and children.