BETERCAL Softgel Capsules
Calcitriol 0.25 mcg + Calcium Carbonate 500 mg + Zinc 7.5 mg
Calcitriol is an imitated version of Vitamin D3 that is used to treat calcium deficiency with decreased functioning of the parathyroid glands and metabolic bone disease in people with chronic kidney failure.
Calcium carbonate is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis. It works as an antacid in gastric hyperacidity for temporary relief in indigestion and heartburn.
Zinc is an important element that is necessary for a healthy immune system.
This combination medication of these compositions is used to prevent or treat low blood calcium levels in people who do not get enough calcium from their diets. It may be used to treat conditions like osteoporosis, osteomalacia/rickets, hypoparathyroidism, and certain muscle disease. It may also be used for women who are pregnant, nursing or postmenopausal conditions.