Calsonate 500mg Tablet

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Active ingredient:
Calcium Carbonate B.P.
Available from:
DUOPHARMA (M) SDN. BHD.
INN (International Name):
Calcium Carbonate B.P.
Units in package:
100 Tablets; 500 Tablets; 1000 Tablets; 100 Tablets; 500 Tablets; 1000 Tablets
Manufactured by:
DUOPHARMA (M) SDN. BHD.
Authorization number:
MAL20076058X

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Patient Information leaflet Patient Information leaflet - Malay

12-05-2020

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

Calsonate 500mg Tablet

Calcium Carbonate 500mg (equivalent to Calcium 200mg)

1

What is in this leaflet

1.What Calsonate is used for

2.How Calsonate works

3.Before you use Calsonate

4.How to use Calsonate

5.While you are using it

6.Side effects

7.Storage and Disposal of

Calsonate

8.Product Description

9.Manufacturer and Product

Registration Holder

10. Date of revision

What Calsonate is used for

Calsonate is used to:

Hyperphosphatemia

(phosphate

binder)

patients with chronic renal

failure

used

as calcium

supplementation.

How Calsonate works

It contains the active ingredient

calcium

carbonate

which

involved in the maintenance of

normal

muscle

nerve

function.

essential

normal

cardiac

function

blood clotting.

Before you use Calsonate

- When you must not take it

Do not take Calsonate and tell

your doctor if you:

are

allergic

(hypersensitive)

to calcium carbonate or any of

the other ingredients in

Calcium Carbonate tablets.

have

high

levels of

calcium

in the blood

- Before you start to take it

Check

with

your

doctor

pharmacist

before

taking

Calsonate if you:

Have

impared

kidney

function

Have history of kidney

stone

- Taking other medicines

Please

tell

your

doctor

pharmacist if you are taking or

have

recently

taken

other

medicines,

including

medicines

obtained without a prescription.

Especially:

digitalis (used to treat

heart disease)

tetracycline antibiotics

phenytoin

(used

treat

infections).

Thiazides

diuretics

medicines

(may

increase

renal

reabsorption of calcium)

Rate and/or extent of absorption

other

oral

medications

vary

when

used

concurrently

with calcium carbonate.

Tests

Your doctor may want to monitor

your blood and urine levels of

calcium particularly if you have

had high dose treatment.

How to take Calsonate

Take Calsonate as per directed

by your doctor or pharmacist.

- How much to take

Hyperphosphatemia:

Stage

chronic

kidney disease, total dose

of elemental calcium not

to exceed 2000 mg/day

Stage

chronic

kidney

disease,

total

dose

elemental calcium should not

exceed 1,500 mg/day.

Calcium supplementation: 1000-

2,500 mg elemental calcium per

divided

doses

(eg:

tablet 3 times per day).

- When to take it

Always take Calsonate exactly

as your doctor has told you.

should

check

with

your

doctor or pharmacist

are not sure.

Your doctor will tell you how

many to take each day and when

to take them. Read the label on

the carton to remind you what the

doctor said.

- How long to take it

stop

taking

Calsonate

without talking to your doctor. In

some

cases,

need

stop taking it gradually.

- If you forget to take it

Take your dose as soon as you

remember, and continue to take it

as you would normally. If it is

almost time for your next

dose, skip the dose you missed

take

your

next

dose

when

you are meant to. Do not take a

double dose to make up for the

dose you missed.

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Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

- If you take too much

(Overdose)

If you (or someone else) swallow

a lot of tablets at the same

time or if you think a child may

have

swallowed

any,

contact

your

nearest

hospital

casualty

department

tell

your

doctor

immediately.

Symptoms

overdose

include

constipation,

loss

appetite,

vomiting

with

abdominal

pain,

muscle

weakness, confusion, bone pain,

depositing of calcium in tissues

such

kidneys,

irregular

heartbeat.

While you are using

Calsonate

Things you must do

Continue taking your medication

as advised by your doctor or

pharmacist.

- Things you must not do

stop

taking

your

medication unless instructed by

your doctor or pharmacist.

- Things you must be careful of

No known influence on the

ability to drive or use machines.

Side Effects

Like all medicine, Calsonate can

cause side effects,

although

everybody

gets

them.

Please

tell

your

doctor

pharmacist if you notice any of

the following effects not listed

Constipation.

Gastro-intestinal

irritation

Flatulence

Hypercalcemia

Milk alkali syndrome

You may report any side effects or

adverse drug reactions directly to

National

Centre

Adverse

Drug Reaction Monitoringvisiting

website

npra.moh.gov.my

(C o n s u m e r s → R e p o r t i n g

S i d e

E f f e c t s

M e d i c i n e s

( C o n S E R F )

o r V a c c i n e s ( A E F I ) ]

Storage and disposal of

Calsonate

Storage

Store below 30°C. Store in

original container. Protect from

light. Keep out of reach of

children

Disposal

Ask your pharmacist how to

dispose of medicines no

longer required.

Product Description

- What it looks like

White

off-white,

round

tablet,

with

‘d’

marking

both sides.

- Ingredients

Active ingredient:

Each

tablet

contains

Calcium

Carbonate

500mg

(equivalent

to Calcium

200mg)

Inactive ingredients:

Microcrystalline

cellulose,

Lactose,

Sodium

Starch

Glycolate,

Sodium

Lauryl

Sulphate

Magnesium

Stearate.

- MAL number:

Manufacturer

and

Product

Registration Holder

Duopharma (M) Sdn. Bhd

Lot. 2599, Jalan Seruling 59,

Kawasan 3, Taman Klang

Jaya, 41200 Klang, Selangor.

Date of revision

12/5/2020

Serial No:

NPRA (R2) 20/029

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