Macbrite D3 60000 IU 4 Capsules

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription not required


Manufacturer Name: 

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd


Drug classification: Vitamin supplement


What is this used for:

  • Deficiency of vitamin D
  • Enhance bone formation
  • Osteoporosis (thinning of bones)
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Vitamin D Resistant Rickets


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to vitamin D supplement.
  • Hypervitaminosis D
  • Hypercalcemia


How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine helps in recovering from the deficiency of vitamin D also allows in reabsorbing calcium and phosphates for the maintenance of overall good health. 


Side effects

  • Mental Confusion (Unknown)
  • Increased blood calcium levels (Unknown)
  • Increased calcium levels in urine (Unknown)
  • Metallic taste (Unknown)
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching (Unknown)
  • Constipation (Unknown)

 

Pregnancy warning

Category not assigned- The use of this medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Lactation warning:

 The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Digoxin-Moderate  

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, there may be a chance of elevation of levels of calcium in the body and it may cause digoxin toxicity and cardiac problems. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like headache, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, metallic taste, nausea, vomiting, weakness, fatigue, ringing in the ears, constipation, loss of appetite, etc inform your doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

  • Fosphenytoin-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, fosphenytoin may decrease the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

  • Isoniazid-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, isoniazid may decrease the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

  • Oxcarbazepine-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, oxcarbazepine may decrease the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the best time to take this medicine.
  2. If this medicine is given to an arrhythmic patient then it is recommended to monitor closely his functioning of the heart and electrolytes balance. 
  3. This medicine should be given to patients with kidney dysfunction with extreme caution due to the increased risk of adverse effects that may worsen the condition of the patient. Close monitoring of kidney function is needed.
  4. This medicine is not recommended to use if the patient is known to have malabsorption syndrome.
  5. Since safety and efficacy are not clinically established in children below 12 years, this medicine is not recommended to use in children below the age of 12.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place also away from moisture. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children.


References:

  1.  [Internet]. Hpra.ie. 2020 [cited 3 September 2020]. Available from: https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/b71172f6-aec4-4095-87b9-f243b79f00e1.pdf
  2. DailyMed - VITAMIN D- ergocalciferol capsule [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 3 September 2020]. Available from: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/lookup.cfm?setid=a9e8ee4e-c0be-4273-853f-332df38046ac
  3. Cholecalciferol [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 3 September 2020]. Available from: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5280795




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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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