Mega Cal™ Calcium Soft Chews maintain strong bones and healthy teeth and help prevent osteoporosis, which will reduce the risk fractures later in life. This supplement may help to reduce blood pressure and relieve PMS symptoms, and it aids with impulse transmission throughout the nervous system.
Delivering 650 mg of elemental calcium and 400 IU of Vitamin D3, Mega Cal™ Calcium Soft Chews are great for growing adolescents and post-menopausal women. You can meet your calcium requirements with only two tasty servings.
Serving Size: 1 soft chew
Quantity: 60 soft chews
Calcium 650 mg from calcium carbonate, calcium, citrate, calcium malate, calcium fumarate, and calcium succinate). Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) 10 mcg/400IU
Excipients: Swiss Milk Chocolate flavour made from sugar, corn syrup, corn syrup solids, coconut oil, natural cocoa, glycerin, artificial vanilla flavour, soy lecithin and salt.
Drug Interactions: Calcium and/or Vitamin D can interfere with tetracycline antibiotics, anticoagulants, and calcium channel blockers. Consult your physician before use if you are taking any thiazide diuretics, as these can cause extremely high (potentially toxic) levels of calcium in the body.
Nutrient Depletions: Calcium can impair the absorption of the mineral iron. Foods high in phosphorus (animal protein and soft drinks) promote urinary loss of calcium. High consumption of caffeine, and excess dietary fat and fibre can inhibit calcium absorption. Calcium and/or vitamin D may be depleted by corticosteroids, bronchodilators, anti-osteoporotics, cholesterol-reducing medications, anti-gout medications, anti-tuberculosis drugs, Histamine (H2) blockers, oral contraceptives, and sulfonamides.
Supportive Interactions: Vitamin D enhances calcium absorption. Garlic supplements along with calcium may help reduce high blood pressure.
Warnings and Precautions: Individuals with kidney or thyroid disorders should consult a health-care practitioner before use. Take this supplement at least two hours after bisphosphonates.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Do not exceed recommended dosage. Excess calcium can contribute to the development of kidneys stones, and may cause calcium deposits in the body.
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