Geriton MD

Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin D3 & Multimineral
Vitamin and Mineral

Geriton MD

Description

Composition

Each Geriton MD film coated tablet contains:

Calcium (as calcium carbonate) BP 1500 mg, Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) USP 200 IU, Magnesium USP 40 mg, Manganese USP 1.8 mg, Zinc USP 7 mg, Copper USP 1 mg, Boron USP 0.25 mg.

 

Pharmacology

Geriton-MD is a combination of calcium, vitamin D3, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper and boron. Calcium is needed for the formation of strong bones and healthy teeth. Magnesium helps in proper functioning of nerves and muscles, formation of bones and energy metabolism. Manganese and copper are involved in collagen and elastin production. Therefore, manganese and copper are essential for the integrity and elasticity of tissues, bones and organs. Copper is necessary for the maintenance of healthy nerve and joints. Zinc is necessary for proper growth and development. It also plays vital role in increasing immunity. Boron also maintains the bone health. Vitamin D helps to make strong bone and teeth by increasing the absorption of calcium in the body.

 

Indication

Geriton-MD is indicated to maintain strong bones and teeth, as well as the health of the heart, muscles and nerves. It is also needed for bone development and constant regeneration of bone.

 

Dosage and administration

2 tablets per day, preferably 1 tablet in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening.

 

Side effect   

Mild and transient effects of gastrointestinal disturbances, like constipation, flatulence, nausea, diarrhoea may be seen in some individuals. Following administration of vitamin D supplements may cause skin rash in some rare cases. Hypercalciuria have been seen with long term use at high dosage.

 

Precaution

Patients suffering from any renal dysfunction and hypoparathyroid should be careful when taking this medicine.

 

Contraindication

Geriton-MD is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of this product.

 

Use in pregnancy and lactation

Geriton- MD should be used as directed by physician during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.

 

Commercial packaging

Geriton MD Tablet: Each bottle contains 30 tablets.