Adcal-D3 Dissolve Effervescent TabletsAdcal-D3 Dissolve contains calcium and vitamin D3, both of which are essential for healthy bones and teeth. Adcal-D3 Dissolve provides extra calcium and vitamin D3 to your diet, and is therefore used in conditions where your body’s calcium and vitamin D levels need to be increased, for example those with osteoporosis, osteomalacia (softening of the bone), or vitamin D and calcium deficiency. It can also be advised during pregnancy. Studies show that taking calcium and vitamin D3 over a long time can prevent hip and other non vertebral bone fractures in later life.DirectionsDissolve one tablet in a glass of water (approximately 200ml) and drink immediately, do not chew or swallow the tablets whole.Adults, elderly and children over 12 years of age: 2 tablets daily, ideally one taken in the morning and one tablet in the evening.Children under 12: Do not give to children under 12 years.IngredientsEach tablet contains 1500 mg calcium carbonate (equivalent to 600 mg calcium) and 400 iu vitamin D3 (equivalent to 10 g of colecalciferol). It also contains citric acid anhydrous, malic acid, sodium hydrogen carbonate (E500), sodium cyclamate (E953), lemon flavour (BSL Code 119: containing lemon oil, lime flavouring, sorbitol (E420), mannitol (E421), gluconolactone, maltodextrin, and acacia), sodium carbonate anhydrous (E500), maltodextrin, and saccharin sodium (E954). The dry vitamin D3 type 100 CWS contains -tocopherol, hydrogenated soyabean oil, gelatin, sucrose and maize starch.CautionsTel your doctor or pharmacist if you:Have high levels of calcium in your blood (hypercalcaemia) or high levels of calcium in your urine (hypercalciuria). If you are unsure your doctor wil advise you.Have problems with your kidneys, for example kidney stones.Have sarcoidosis (inflammation that produces lumps of cells in various organs in the body). If you are unsure your doctor wil advise you.Have previously been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars.Are taking any other medication, even those you may have bought for yourself without prescription.In pregnancy or when breast feeding, Adcal-D3 Dissolve should only be used under medical supervision. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.