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Shelcal HD 12 tablet is used in the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic renal failure and hyperacidity. The medicine is also used to treat calcium deficiency in supplementation during growth, pregnancy, lactation, refractory rickets, hyperparathyroidism, controlling hypocalcemia and renal osteodystrophy in patients with chronic renal failure who had undergone dialysis. Along with these uses, Shelcal HD 12 tablet also plays a major role in the formation of red blood cells and DNA synthesis and helps in the proper function of nerve cells. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor?s discretion.
Mechanism of Action :
Calcium is an antacid which works by neutralizing the acid released in the stomach.
Vitamin B12 (also known as Cobalamin) acts by keeping the nerves and blood cells healthy. It generates DNA which is the genetic material in all cells. It further prevents megaloblastic anemia that makes humans tired and weak.
On the other hand, Vitamin D3 (also known as Cholecalciferol) is a fat-soluble vitamin naturally synthesized in the body when the skin is exposed to sunshine. It acts by regulating phosphorous and calcium levels in the body.
Common side effects :
Dose : As directed by physician.