Calcium Corbiere

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Generic Name: Calcium Corbiere Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Calcium Corbiere® used for?

Calcium Corbiere® is a dietary supplement. It is commonly used for treating calcium deficiency state, which may occur in diseases such as decreased levels of parathyroid hormone.

How should I take Calcium Corbiere®?

It comes as a tablet, liquid to take by mouth, after meal.

Tablet: Swallow it whole. Do not chew or crush. Drink with water.

Liquid: Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.

Use the Calcium Corbiere® as directed by your doctor.

How do I store Calcium Corbiere®?

Calcium Corbiere® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Calcium Corbiere® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Calcium Corbiere® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Calcium Corbiere® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Calcium Corbiere®?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You have a history of kidney stones.
  • You have increases calcium level in blood or in urine.
  • You have a parathyroid gland disorder.
  • You are taking an antibiotic.
  • You are allergic to any ingredients of this drug.

Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Calcium Corbiere®?

Common side effects may include:

  • Increased calcium in the blood
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

Stop using calcium acetate and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • High levels of calcium in your blood
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Increased thirst or urination
  • Muscle weakness
  • Bone pain
  • Confusion
  • Lack of energy
  • Tired feeling

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction such as hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Calcium Corbiere®?

Calcium Corbiere® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Calcium Corbiere®?

Calcium Corbiere® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Calcium Corbiere®?

Calcium Corbiere® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Calcium Corbiere®.

What is the dose of Calcium Corbiere® for an adult?

The recommended dose is one or two tubes per day.

The recommended dose is 1 to 3 tablets 500mg per day, or as directed by your doctor.

The maximum dose is 16 tablets/day.

For pregnant woman, the maximum dose is 7 tabs/day.

What is the dose of Calcium Corbiere® for a child?

The recommended dose is one tube in the morning.

How is Calcium Corbiere® available?

Calcium Corbiere® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Suspension 5ml
  • Tablet

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Calcium Corbiere®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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