- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for REPOSIT CAP and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Food Interactions
- 11 Disease Interactions
- 12 Technical Classification
- 13 Prescription Statistics
- 14 Available Alternatives for REPOSIT CAP
- 15 Share this:
- 16 Like this:
- 17 Related Articles
OverviewREPOSIT CAP is a Schedule H drug.
REPOSIT CAP is composed of: METHYLCOBALAMIN (1500 MCG), CALCIUM ACETATE (200 MG), PYRIDOXINE (3 MG), FOLIC ACID (1.5 MG), CALCITRIOL (0.25 MCG)
Calcium is a mineral that is needed for many functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance. Calcium can also bind to other minerals such as phosphate, and aid in their removal from the body.Calcium acetate is a natural mineral that works by holding onto phosphate from the diet so that it can pass out of your body,used to treat elevated blood phosphate levels in end stage kidney failure.
Pyridoxine is vitamin B6. Vitamins occur naturally in foods such as meat, poultry, nuts, whole grains, bananas, and avocados. Vitamin B6 is important for many processes in the body.Pyridoxine injection is also used to treat some types of seizure in babies.Pyridoxine taken by mouth (oral) is available without a prescription. Injectable pyridoxine must be given by a healthcare professional. It is important for the breakdown of protein, fats, and carbohydrates from foods.
Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that is normally found in foods such as dried beans, peas, lentils, oranges, whole-wheat products, liver, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and spinach.Folic acid helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.As a medication, folic acid is used to treat folic acid deficiency and certain types of anemia (lack of red blood cells) caused by folic acid deficiency.Folic acid is sometimes used in combination with other medications to treat pernicious anemia. It plays a vital role in the formation of red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body. It is also essential in pregnancy due to its role in the development of the unborn baby’s brain and spinal cord.
Calcitriol is vitamin D3. Vitamin D is important for theabsorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body.This medication is a synthetic vitamin D analog, prescribedfor hypocalcemia in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis.It helps proper absorption and use of calcium and phosphate in the body.Calcitriol is a prescription medication used for variousconditions. It can be used to treat and prevent low levels of calcium in the blood of patients whose kidneys or parathyroid glands are not functioning well. Calcitriol can also be used to treat plaque psoriasis
UsageCALCIUM ACETATE can address symptoms like: Mouth Tingling, Mouth Numbness, Joint Pain
PYRIDOXINE is generally used to treat: Vitamin B 6 Deficiency, Pediatric Febrile Seizures
FOLIC ACID is generally used to treat: Anemia, Pernicious Anemia, Vitamin B Deficiency
CALCITRIOL is generally used to treat: Hypocalcemia, Kidney Failure, Psoriasis, Hypoparathyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism
CALCITRIOL can address symptoms like: Fatigue (tiredness), Anxiety, Depressed Mood, Body Pain, Joint Pain, Loss Of Appetite, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Constipation, Forgetfulness, Increased Thirst, Frequent Urination
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 6month
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first
How Do I Take It?REPOSIT CAP is generally taken With Food.
Precautions for REPOSIT CAP and its Constituents
- You should not use calcium acetate if you have high levels of calcium in your blood.
- You should not use calcium acetate if you are allergic to it.
- Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
- Take this medicine with each meal.
- You may need to keep a food diary to measure how much calcium you are getting in your diet.
- You may need frequent medical tests to help your doctor determine how long to treat you with calcium acetate.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Do not take additional calcium supplements.
- Avoid using antacids without your doctor’s advice. Use only the specific type of antacid your doctor recommends.
- Avoid taking an antibiotic such as ciprofloxacin, moxifloxacin, or levofloxacin within 2 hours before or 6 hours after you take calcium acetate.Avoid taking an antibiotic such as doxycycline, minocycline, or tetracycline within 1 hour before you take calcium acetate.
- Avoid taking levothyroxine within 4 hours before or 4 hours after you take calcium acetate.
- You should not use pyridoxine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.
- Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.
- Follow all directions on your prescription label.
- Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Do not Use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Follow your doctor’s instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
- Folic Acid is used for the treatment of folic acid deficiency.
- It is also taken before and during pregnancy to decrease the risk of defects in the neural tube, which forms the spinal cord in the baby.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of seizures as you may need a higher dose of the seizure medicines than what you normally take.
- You should not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to folic acid.Take folic acid exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Follow the directions on your prescription label.
- Take folic acid with a full glass of water.
- Follow your doctor’s instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages.
- Caution should be exercised in patients with history of long-term infection, seizure disorder, liver problems and kidney dialysis.
- You should not use this medication if you have high levels of calcium or vitamin D in your blood, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to calcitriol or other forms of vitamin D. Drink plenty of fluids unless your doctor has told you to restrict your fluid intake.Call your doctor if you have ongoing vomiting or diarrhea, or if you are sweating more than usual. You can easily become dehydrated while taking this medication, which can lead to a serious electrolyte imbalance.
- Avoid using antacids without your doctor’s advice. Use only the type of antacid your doctor recommends. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb calcitriol.
- To be sure this medication is helping your condition, your blood will need to be tested on a regular basis. Do not miss any scheduled appointments.Calcitriol is only part of a complete program of treatment that may also include a special diet. Follow your diet and medication routines very closely. You should become very familiar with the list of foods you must eat or avoid to help control your condition.Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication.If you need to be on bed-rest or have any type of surgery, your dose or testing needs may change. Follow your doctor’s instructions
Symptoms of OverdosageCALCIUM ACETATE over-dosage can result in: Loss Of Appetite, Confusion, Nausea, Vomit
PYRIDOXINE over-dosage can result in: Hands Numbness, Feet Numbness
FOLIC ACID over-dosage can result in: Mouth Pain, Weakness (generalized), Fatigue (tiredness), Confusion, Difficulty Concentrating
CALCITRIOL over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing, Weakness (generalized), Head Headache, Loss Of Appetite, Nausea, Vomit, Dizziness, Abdomen Stomach Cramps
Common Side-EffectsCALCIUM ACETATE : Diarrhoea, Itchy Skin, Nausea, Loose Motion, Abdomen Pain, Confusion, Dry Mouth, Head Headache, Vomit, Fatigue (tiredness), Loss Of Appetite
PYRIDOXINE : Nausea, Head Headache, Drowsiness, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Body Burning Sensation, Tightness
FOLIC ACID : Depression, Nausea, Loss Of Appetite, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Difficulty Sleeping, Restless Or Irritability, Unusual Taste In Mouth
CALCITRIOL : Constipation, Anorexia Nervosa, Muscle Pain, Hypercalcaemia, Urinary Tract Infection, Nausea, Vomit, Dry Mouth, Abdomen Pain, Weakness (generalized)
Serious Side-EffectsCALCIUM ACETATE : Delirium, Hypercalcaemia, Slurred Speech, Frequent Urination, Unusual Taste In Mouth, Increased Thirst
CALCITRIOL : Itchy Skin, Skin Rash, Breathlessness, Hypercalcaemia, Face Swelling, Difficulty Breathing, Dizziness
Rare Side-EffectsFOLIC ACID : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Fever, Body Discomfort, Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Difficulty Breathing
CALCITRIOL : Psychogenic Polydipsia, Anorexia Nervosa, Photosensitivity, Pancreatitis, Rhinorrhea, Pruritus, Hypercholesterolemia, Nephrocalcinosis, Hypertension, Weight Loss (intentional), Decreased Appetite
Disease InteractionsCALCITRIOL can interfere with: Heart Arrhythmias, Hypercalcaemia
Technical ClassificationCALCIUM ACETATE is categorized as:
- MINERALS AND ELECTROLYTES / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
- PHOSPHATE BINDERS / MISCELLANEOUS AGENTS
PYRIDOXINE is categorized as: VITAMINS / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
FOLIC ACID is categorized as: VITAMINS / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
CALCITRIOL is categorized as: VITAMINS / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
Prescription StatisticsFollowing information is taken from treatment plans advised by our doctors. This is Only for informational purpose and you must seek doctor’s advice if you are not well.
How Frequently is it taken?
How long was it prescribed?
What is the break-up across patient age-group?
|12 to 18yrs||50%|
|18 to 35yrs||50%|
What is the gender-breakup across patients?
Most common Medicines advised along-side?
|SUNBLESS 60K CAP||40%|
|CAROL 60K CAP||13%|
|NUCOXIA MR TAB||13%|
|LANOL ER TAB||13%|
|LUMIA 60K CAP||13%|
Available Alternatives for REPOSIT CAP
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|REPOSIT CAP||INR 120 for 10 CAPSULES||METHYLCOBALAMIN 1500 MCG, CALCIUM ACETATE 200 MG, PYRIDOXINE 3 MG, FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG, CALCITRIOL 0.25 MCG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|AZICAL PLUS CAP||INR 150 for 10 CAPSULES||METHYLCOBALAMIN 1500 MCG, CALCIUM CITRATE 200 MG, PYRIDOXINE 3 MG, FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG, CALCITRIOL 0.25 MCG|
|CAL-AID SG-CAP||INR 158 for 10 CAPSULES||METHYLCOBALAMIN 500 MCG, CALCIUM ACETATE 250 MG, ZINC 7.5 MG, PYRIDOXINE 3 MG, FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG, CALCITRIOL 0.25 MCG|
|COSTROVA M CAP||INR 249 for 10 CAPSULES||METHYLCOBALAMIN 1500 MCG, CALCIUM CARBONATE 500 MG, PYRIDOXINE 3 MG, FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG, CALCITRIOL 0.25 MG|
|OSTEOCHEK TAB||INR 168.9 for 10 TABLETS||METHYLCOBALAMIN 500 MCG, CALCIUM ACETATE 250 MG, ZINC 7.5 MG, PYRIDOXINE 3 MG, FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG, CALCITRIOL 0.25 MCG|