Calcium is one of the key element in the human body that is directly linked with bone health. Basically, it helps to maintain strong bones, teeth, and other body functions. Calcium is a mineral that our body cannot produce itself. So consuming a sufficient amount of calcium is necessary for our body growth. If you are not consuming enough calcium through your regular diets, there are huge chances that your body will start suffering from calcium deficiency.
How Calcium Deficiency affects Human Body
When levels of calcium fall too low in body, the bones have to supply calcium to tissues and fluids so that normal biological functions can continue. Due to this, calcium deficiency can cause the bones to weaken, raising the risk of fracture and increasing the risk of osteoporosis. Initially, a person will typically not experience any symptoms of calcium deficiency while the body will be depleting the calcium stored in the bones. Low level of blood calcium known as hypocalcemia is usually not caused by a lack of dietary calcium but is a result of other medical conditions or use of medications. In severe cases, hypocalcemia can cause abnormal heart rhythms and may even be fatal.
The solution of this calcium deficiency can be cured by some the consumption of some supplementations and one of the popular supplement is Calcium Levulinate. Calcium Levulinate BP is a hydrated salt of the levulinic acid. It has the usual effect of calcium administered orally.
How Does It Look Like?
It is a white, almost white crystalline powder, easily soluble in water, little bit soluble in alcohol too and practically insoluble in methylene chloride. It contains 14 % calcium.
Calcium Levulinate Mechanism of Action, Working:
Maintaining the normal functioning of the body and also helpful in the bones formation.
Calcium Levulinate Uses:
It is used in control, treatment, prevention & improvement of the following diseases
- Cardiac Arrest
- Electrolyte Misbalance
- Acute hypocalcemia
The following possible list of side effect of taking Calcium Levulinate. This is not a comprehensive list, maybe for some people, it may not occur. Consult your doctor if you see any of the following symptoms.
- Difficulty in Breathing
- Swelling on the Face
- Dry Mouth
- Increased thrust
- Increased urination
Precautions and How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current health conditions, allergies, pre-existing diseases. Some health conditions can trigger the side effects of this drug. Do not overuse the dosage of this drug, overdose cannot improve your health conditions. Take according to the doctor recommendation. Do not consume alcohol with this medicine because it makes you feel drowsy.
Store Calcium Levulinate BP in a cool and dry place below the room temperature and it can be used up to 3 years of its manufacture date.