How to take calcium?
Calcium is a vital mineral for the human body. It is the basis for building bone tissue, teeth, hair, nails, it is necessary to maintain stable cardiac activity, to participate in the blood coagulation process, to control the development of excitation and inhibition processes in nerve muscle fibers. In short, we have no place without calcium. Therefore, it is not surprising that up to 33 years this vital mineral itself accumulates in our body. But after 33, each of us should include calcium in our diet as often as possible. True, they are not always able to fill the calcium deficiency in the human body. In this case, the questions themselves suggest themselves: what to do? how to take calcium? What remedies will help fill the calcium deficiency? We will try and find answers to these questions.
How to take calcium
Let's say right away that taking calcium in its pure form is not recommended, because it is poorly absorbed by the body. In addition, calcium has the property to be deposited in the kidneys, forming stones there, which none of us, you see, need.Therefore, calcium is best taken as part of vitamin-mineral complexes, such as Calcemin, or Calcium D3 Nycomed, or marine calcium. Another essential component of these complexes is vitamin D3, which, in fact, contributes to a better absorption of calcium.
Calcium-containing vitamins (in pill form) are recommended to be drunk with meals or even before meals - for better absorption.
There is also the opinion that all the vitamins and minerals are best absorbed from 17 to 19 hours. And it is better to take them before meals, drinking apple juice or water with lemon juice dissolved in it: calcium is better absorbed in an acidic environment.
How to take Calcium Gluconate
If we talk about calcium-containing drugs, the first thing that comes to mind is, of course, Calcium Gluconate - a drug that has long and firmly entered medical practice. Calcium gluconate replenishes calcium deficiency in the body, improves the condition of bones, teeth, and is used in the treatment of allergies. In general, calcium gluconate is widely used, indispensable in complex therapy.
Take this drug inside, as well as injected intramuscularly and intravenously.Inside - before eating or an hour and a half after eating. Adults - 1 - 3 g 3 times a day.
Intramuscular and intravenous calcium gluconate solution is injected slowly. You can use the drug and drip. Adults - 5-10 ml of a 10% solution every other day or two, it all depends on the condition of the patient and the nature of the disease.
How to take Calcium D3 Nycomed
Calcium D3 Nycomed belongs to a new generation of pharmaceuticals. It is used for the prevention and treatment (complex therapy) of osteoporosis, as well as for the prevention and treatment of a lack of vitamin D3 and calcium in the body.
How to take Calcium D3? Pharmacists recommend this during meals. Adults who treat osteoporosis are advised to drink the drug one tablet three times a day, one Calcium D3 Nicomede tablet is taken two or three times a day to prevent osteoporosis. If there is a lack of vitamin D3 or calcium in the body, adults should take the drug one tablet once a day.
When taking the drug Calcium D3 Nicomede possible side effects. In the gastrointestinal tract - nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence. In the field of metabolism - hypercalcemia (high calcium) and hypercalciuria (pathologically high calcium in the urine).Therefore, before taking the drug is strongly recommended to consult with your doctor.