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Calcium and Vitamin D

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Vitamins and minerals Adult

Calcium and Vitamin D - Dosage and How to Use

How should Calcium and Vitamin D be used?

The usual recommended dose is 1 to 2 tablets daily. Follow the instructions as provided in the label or check with your healthcare provider for advice. The Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for Calcium intake is as follows:

Age Groups​​RDA for Calcium
​Adolescents (10-18 years)​1000mg
​Adults (19-50 years)​800mg
​Adults (51 years and above)1000mg
​Breastfeeding/pregnant​1000mg
Calcium and Vitamin D should be taken with or after food to increase absorption.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

  • Updated on Saturday, October 7, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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