Caldikind Sachet

What is Caldikind?

Caldikind Sachet is used for Osteomalacia, Rickets and other conditions.

Caldikind Sachet contains Cholecalciferol as an active ingredient.

Caldikind Sachet works by promoting the absorption of calcium in the body.

Caldikind Sachet Uses

Caldikind Sachet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Osteomalacia
  • Rickets

Caldikind Sachet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Caldikind Sachet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

  • Promoting the absorption of calcium in the body.

Caldikind Sachet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Caldikind Sachet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Cholecalciferol (600000 IU)

Caldikind Sachet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Caldikind Sachet.

This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • High Levels Of Calcium In Blood
  • Vomiting
  • Urge To Vomit
  • Increased Thirst
  • Drowsiness Or Confusion
  • Constipation

Caldikind Sachet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.).

Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Make sure you take 600-1200 mg of calcium per day

Caldikind Sachet – Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Caldikind Sachet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly.

Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Caldikind Sachet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Barbiturates
  • Cardiac Glycosides
  • Cholestyramine
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Laxatives
  • Phenytoin

Caldikind Sachet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Caldikind Sachet is a contraindication. In addition, Caldikind Sachet should not be used if you have the following conditions:

  • Children under 12 years
  • Hypersensitive
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney stones

Other important Information on Caldikind Sachet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose.

If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Caldikind Sachet

Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Caldikind Sachet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Caldikind Sachet

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Caldikind Sachet.

Expired Caldikind Sachet

Taking a single dose of expired Caldikind Sachet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions.

To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Caldikind Sachet – Packages and Strengths

Caldikind Sachet is available in the following packages and strengths

  • Caldikind Sachet – Packages: 1 gm
  • Caldikind Sachet – Strengths: 1GM

Caldikind Sachet – Frequently asked Questions

Is Caldikind Sachet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Is Caldikind Sachet safe while breastfeeding?

Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Can Caldikind Sachet be used for osteomalacia and rickets?

Yes, osteomalacia and rickets are among the most common reported uses for Caldikind Sachet. Please do not use Caldikind Sachet for osteomalacia and rickets without consulting first with your doctor.

How long do I need to use Caldikind Sachet before I see improvement of my conditions?

users have reported 1 week and 1 day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine.

Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Caldikind Sachet.

Should I consume Caldikind Sachet empty stomach, before food or after food?

users have most commonly reported consuming Caldikind Sachet #After Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Caldikind Sachet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery.

One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Caldikind Sachet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.

Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?

Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

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