Calcium Citrate, Magnesium Hydroxide, Zinc & Vitamin D3 Tablet – Available with the brand name SPCAL, this medicine is used in the treatment of Nutritional Deficiencies. This tablet is an intermixture of four Calcium Citrate, Magnesium Hydroxide, Zinc, and Vitamin D3 that together promote proper growth and development of the body. This combination medicine is used to reduce the peculiar functioning of the nerves, muscles, bones, and cells.
Calcium Citrate is used to treat low calcium levels in people who do not get enough amount of calcium from their nutrition. It is recommended to treat calcium deficiencies in people such as osteomalacia (weak bones), latent tetany (muscle disease), osteoporosis (bone loss), hypoparathyroidism (weakened activity of the parathyroid gland), etc.
Magnesium Hydroxide is a naturally occurring mineral that belongs to a class of medicines called saline laxatives. This medication helps in reducing stomach acid and expanding water in the intestines that generate bowel movements which in turn assuages the stool so that it becomes easier for it to pass.
Zinc is a nutritional supplement that provides essential nutrients to the body and improves health conditions. Whereas, Vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble vitamin that escalates the levels of vitamins in the blood and regulates the absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the body. It works by amplifying calcium levels in the blood by helping the body to absorb more calcium from food.
It is necessary to follow a specific diet pattern during the cycle of this medication if the doctor has recommended doing so. It is not advised to take other vitamins or supplements with this medication without the knowledge of the doctor as it may lead to some side effects. People who have high calcium levels (hypercalcemia), high vitamin levels (hypervitaminosis D), or difficulty in the absorption of nutrition from food (malabsorption syndrome) must consult the doctor before taking this medication.