What is Viactiv Calcium?

Category: Supplements

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VIACTIV® offers two calcium products. VIACTIV® Soft Chews (2 chews provide 100% of the daily value of calcium) and VIACTIV® FLAVOR GLIDES™ Dietary Supplements (500mg calcium plus vitamins D & K in a vanilla-flavored caplet).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 8 0
Osteoporosis 4 0
Osteopenia 2 0
Osteoarthritis 1 2

  • 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
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Viactiv Calcium

Side effect Patients
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Viactiv Calcium

Dosage Patients
500 mg daily 1
1,000 mg daily 1
3 x 1,250-500-0.04 var units three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Viactiv Calcium

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Viactiv Calcium

Duration

Currently taking Viactiv Calcium

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

Stopped taking Viactiv Calcium

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Viactiv Calcium.