What is Caltrate 600 with D?

Category: Supplements

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Caltrate® 600+D contains 600 mg calcium plus 400 IU of vitamin D per tablet. Without adequate vitamin D, your body can’t absorb enough calcium, which is critical for forming and maintaining strong bones.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 20 5
Osteoporosis 11 5
Osteopenia 5 0
Increase effect of another treatment 4 1
Joint pain 3 0

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  • 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
1
None
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Caltrate 600 with D

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Caltrate 600 with D

Dosage Patients
600 mg-400 intl units daily 2
1,500-200 var units daily 2
1,200 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Caltrate 600 with D

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Caltrate 600 with D

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Caltrate 600 with D

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 6
Not specified 7
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3 patient evaluations for Caltrate 600 with D

Oct 14, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-400 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 23, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-400 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2009 (Started Apr 04, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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