Calcium Carbonate/Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) Oral Tablet (CALCIUM SUPPLEMENT/VITAMIN D - ORAL)

This medicine is used for the following purposes:

  • bone strength
  • low calcium levels
  • prevent low calcium levels
  • vitamin D deficiency

Brand Name(s): Caltrate Plus D, Os-Cal 500 with D, Osteo-Poretical, Oysco 500 with D, Oysco D

Generic Name: Calcium Carbonate/Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)


Take the medicine with food.

Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.

Drink plenty of water while on this medicine.

This medicine can reduce the absorption of other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the best times to use this product.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any other vitamins.


Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Contact your doctor if you notice a change in the amount or darkening of your urine.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • constipation
  • nausea
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • decreased appetite
  • bone pain
  • changes in memory, mood, or thinking
  • confusion
  • fast or irregular heart beats
  • muscle pain
  • persistent or unusual thirst
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting
  • weakness
  • weight loss

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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