Why prescribe a calcium and vitamin D supplement?
- Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients in the prevention and management of osteoporosis and optimise the effects of other treatments.1
- Osteoporosis can have a devastating impact on mobility, independence, quality of life and mortality2
The Adcal-D3® range:
- The UK’s largest choice of calcium and vitamin D preparations3,4
- Adcal-D3 Caplets: Film coated swallowable tablets
- Adcal-D3 Chewable: Tutti Frutti flavoured chewable tablets
- Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable: Lemon flavoured chewable tablets
- Adcal-D3 Dissolve: Lemon flavoured effervescent tablets
- Calendar packaging for the entire range, with the aim of improving adherence by allowing patients to keep track of when they have taken their Adcal-D3
- A recommended daily dose of 1,200mg calcium and 800 IU vitamin D3, which is clinically proven to reduce fractures5,6
- Adcal-D3 Caplets – film coated7 for ease of swallowing
- The smallest high dose calcium and vitamin D3 tablet available7,8
- Gelatin and soya* free formulation7
- Halal and Kosher certified9,10
- Adcal-D3 Chewable, Adcal-D3 Lemon Chewable and Adcal-D3 Caplets have all been stability tested for 28 days in compliance aids.11
*Cannot guarantee complete absence of nuts or soya
Date of preparation: September 2020. KKI/UK/M001/0041
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- Sunyecz J A. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management 2008: 4(4) 827-836.
- Protecting fragile bones. A strategy to reduce the impact of osteoporosis and fragility fractures in England. National Osteoporosis Society.
- eMIMS, Aug 2020.
- eMC, Calcium and Calcium & Vitamin D supplements SPCs. medicines.org.uk/emc. Last accessed Aug 2020.
- Chapuy MC, et al. N Engl J Med 1992; 327:1637-42.
- Tang BM, et al. Lancet 2007; 370:657-66.
- Adcal-D3 Caplet SmPC.
- Data on File.
- Adcal-D3 Caplet Halal Certificate.
- Kosher Certificate.
- Report PS/RPT/12/007 Stability Report Dosing Boxes.