1. What Aristocal® M is and what it is used for?
A combined preparation of Calcium and Vitamin D and 5 minerals specially designed to promote bone health. These are the key and important nutrients for healthy bone formation Magnesium- important for maintaining strong bone; Zinc, Copper & Manganese- essential for skeletal development and Boron- helps the body utilize calcium.
2. Before you take Aristocal® M:
Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor if:
Known hypesensitivity. Conditions associated with hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria.
Take special care with Aristocal® M: Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if:
Renal impairment, sarcoidosis, concurrent administration of thiazide diuretics may increase the risk of hypercalcaemia.
Taking other medicines
Concurrent administration of thiazide diuretics may increase the risk of hypercalcaemia.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Usually should be used considering the risk benefit ratio.
3. How to take Aristocal® M?
Always use Aristocal® M exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How much to take?
1 tablet twice daily with food or as directed by the physician.
If you take more Aristocal® M than you should
If you have too much of this medicine, talk to your doctor straight away.
If you forget to take Aristocal® M
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
If you stop taking Aristocal® M
Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. You should not stop taking Aristocal® M just because you feel better. This is because the problem may come back or get worse again.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Well tolerated. Mild gastrointestinal disturbances.
Tell your doctor if any of the side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a few days, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet
5. How to store Aristocal® M?
Store in a cool and dry place, away from light.
Keep out of reach of children