Alfacip 0.25Mcg Capsule
Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule is a Vitamin D derivative. It is used as a supplement to treat deficiency of Vitamin D and Calcium in the body. This medicine works by increasing the absorption of calcium from the intestine and helps in maintaining proper calcium and vitamin D levels in the body.
Capsule can cause side effects like increased thirst, nausea, vomiting, etc. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you for a long time or become severe.
Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule should be taken with food. Take this medicine at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in your body. Avoid taking more than the prescribed dose. Take this medicine for the recommended duration for better results.
Capsule is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it or have high levels of calcium and vitamin D in your body. Inform your doctor about all your current medications and pre-existing medical conditions to make sure this medicine is safe for you. If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
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- Constipation or diarrhoea
- Nausea and vomiting
- Increased thirst
- Skin rash and itching
Uses of Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule
What is it prescribed for?
Hypocalcaemia is a condition in which there is a low level of calcium in the blood. Capsule increases the calcium level in the body, thus helpful in treating this condition.
Hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets and osteomalacia
Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule is used to treat rickets (softening and weakening of bones in children) and osteomalacia (a bone condition characterised by softening and weakening bones in adults) associated with low levels of phosphate in the blood.
Renal osteodystrophy is a bone disorder that occurs when your kidneys fail to maintain proper levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood. Capsule is used to maintain adequate levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood in renal osteodystrophy.
Osteomalacia and Rickets
Osteomalacia (a condition leading to soft and weak bones in adults) and rickets (a condition that affects bone development in children) are bone problems caused by Vitamin D deficiency. Capsule is used in the treatment of such conditions.
Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoporosis (a condition where your bones tend to become brittle and weak due to calcium deficiency).
Hypoparathyroidism is a condition in which your body produces abnormally low levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH, a substance made by the parathyroid gland that helps the body store and use calcium). Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule is used to treat calcium deficiency caused by low PTH
Take the missed dose of Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. Contact your doctor in case of an overdose of Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule.
Take Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule as instructed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than the prescribed dose. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule may cause hypercalcaemia (high blood calcium levels). Inform your doctor if you experience any symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, stomach pain and discomfort, nausea, muscle weakness, confusion, fatigue, etc.
How it works
Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule works by stimulating the absorption of calcium from the intestine and helps in maintaining proper calcium and vitamin D levels in the body.
Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?Due to the lack of safety studies during pregnancy, the risk to your developing foetus due to the use of Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule is not known. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?Alfacip 0.25 mcg Capsule may pass into breastmilk. Hence, if you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
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