What is Citracal plus Vitamin D?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Calcium-Vitamin D

Combination product 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 caused by low calcium levels such as osteoporosis, weak bones, hypoparathyroidism, and a certain muscle disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 16 5
Osteoporosis 9 1
Calcium deficiency 2 1
Constipation 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0

Show all 9 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 0
Mild 0
None 11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Citracal plus Vitamin D

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Citracal plus Vitamin D

Dosage Patients
250 mg-200 intl units daily 3
0.5 tablet(s) daily 1
1 capsule(s) daily 1
2 tablet(s) daily 1
2 tablet(s) twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Citracal plus Vitamin D

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Citracal plus Vitamin D

Duration

Currently taking Citracal plus Vitamin D

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

Stopped taking Citracal plus Vitamin D

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Citracal plus Vitamin D

Nov 18, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg-200 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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