What is Calcium 600 plus D?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Calcium-Vitamin D

Calcium 600+D is a supplement that contains 600 mg of elemental calcium and Vitamin D to assist in absorption of calcium.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 29 3
Osteoporosis 26 6
Doctor recommendation 12 1
Osteopenia 9 3
Bone weakness 1 0

Show all 14 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Calcium 600 plus D

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Calcium 600 plus D

Dosage Patients
2 x 600 mg-200 units daily 8
600 mg-200 units daily 2
600 mg-400 intl units daily 1
2 x 600-125 var units daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Calcium 600 plus D

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 7
Did not seem to work 3
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 13 patients who've stopped taking Calcium 600 plus D

Duration

Currently taking Calcium 600 plus D

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 6

Stopped taking Calcium 600 plus D

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 6
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 17
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 10
Not specified 10
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4 patient evaluations for Calcium 600 plus D

Sep 26, 2016 (Started Jan 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 600 mg-200 units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2012 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-200 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2012 (Started May 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-200 units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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