Generic Name: calcium carbonate, cholecalciferol, magnesium, boron, folic acid, pyridoxine and cyanocobalamin
Dosage Form: wafer
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Description: Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers are a chewable Calcium and Folic Acid Formula with Vitamin D, Magnesium and other nutrients for the maintenance and support of special dietary needs of any individual where supplementation with the ingredients contained within would prove beneficial including: premenopausal, menopausal and postmenopausal patients pertaining to the loss of calcium or calcium deficit, as well as cardiovascular wellness managed through dietary therapy.
|Each Wafer Contains:|
|Calcium Carbonate (Elemental 500 mg)||1342 mg|
|Vitamin D 3||300 IU|
|Folic Acid||1 mg|
|Vitamin B 6||10 mg|
|Vitamin B 12||125 mcg|
Other Ingredients: Fructose, Natural Cocoa Dutch Chocolate, Stearic Acid, Plasdone, Natural Chocolate Flavor, Magnesium Stearate, Acacia Gum, Silicon Dioxide.
Nutrition Information: Each wafer contains 11 calories and 2 grams of carbohydrates.
Indications and Usage: Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers are indicated, in addition to diet, to help satisfy the distinctive nutritional requirements of individuals under the supervision of a physician for the treatment of calcium deficiency, skeletal weakness and osteoporosis. Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers supplementation may be beneficial to individuals who have an insufficient dietary intake of the nutrients contained therein. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation may be useful in both preventing and treating osteoporosis. Vitamin D supplementation may be beneficial to those who are institutionalized and/or have reduced exposure to sunlight. Folic acid, vitamin B 6, and vitamin B 12, may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by lowering blood levels of homocysteine. If dietary intake of calcium is inadequate, patients currently taking bisphosphonates for treatment of osteoporosis should be instructed to take calcium and vitamin D daily (Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers).
Contraindications: Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers are contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of its components. Calcium and vitamin D supplementation is contraindicated in those with hypercalcemia or conditions that may lead to hypercalcemia and those who form calcium containing stones are generally advised not to take supplemental calcium. Concomitant use of iron and calcium may inhibit the absorption of iron. Concomitant use of quinolones or tetracyclines with calcium may decrease the absorption of these medications. Folic acid is contraindicated in patients with untreated and uncomplicated pernicious anemia, and in those with anaphylactic sensitivity to folic acid. The use of folic acid doses above 1 milligram/day may precipitate or exacerbate the neurological damage of vitamin B 12 deficiency. High doses of folic acid may result in decreased serum levels of the anticonvulsant drugs; carbamazepine, fosphenytoin, phenytoin, phenobarbitol and valproic acid.
Precautions: Folic acid, especially in doses above 0.1 mg daily, may obscure pernicious anemia, in that hematologic remission may occur while neurological manifestations remain progressive.
Drug Interactions: As little as 5 mg of pyridoxine (vitamin B 6) daily can decrease the efficacy of levodopa. Therefore, Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers are not recommended for patients undergoing such therapy.
Information for Patients: Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers are medical food for use only under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician. Total intakes of greater than 2,000 mg of calcium provide no added benefit to bone health.
Pregnancy: Shall only be administered under the supervision of a physician.
Pediatric: Not recommended for pediatric use.
Adverse Reactions: Adverse reactions have been reported with specific vitamins and minerals, but generally at levels substantially higher than those in Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers. However, allergic and/or idiosyncratic reactions to vitamins even at lower potencies or any ingredient are possible.
Warning: Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
Dosage and Administration: Chew one wafer twice daily or as prescribed by a physician.
How Supplied: Brown-mottled, round shaped wafer, debossed on scored side with “BP 706”, plain on the other side. Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D Chewable Wafers are supplied in bottles of 60 wafers (42192-706-60). Store at room temperature, 15° - 30°C (59°- 86°F). Protect from light and moisture. The listed product number is not a National Drug Code, but has merely been formatted to comply with industry practice standard for pharmacy and insurance computer systems.
All prescription substitutions and/or recommendations using this product shall be made subject to state and federal statutes as applicable. Please note: this is not an Orange Book product and has not been subjected to FDA therapeutic equivalency or other equivalency testing. No representation is made as to generic status or bioequivalency. Each person recommending a prescription substitution using this product shall make such recommendations based on each such person’s professional opinion and knowledge, upon evaluating the active ingredients, excipients, inactive ingredients and chemical information provided herein.
THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.
Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Alpharetta, GA 30022
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 60 wafers
Calcium-Folic Acid Plus D
R x Only 60 Wafers
|CALCIUM FOLIC ACID PLUS D CHEWABLE
cholecalciferol, magnesium, boron, folic acid, pyridoxine, cyanocobalamin wafer
|Labeler - Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC (825380939)|
|Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC||825380939||manufacture(42192-706)|
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