Citracal

Generic Name: Calcium citrate

  • Other names:

    Citracal Regular, Citracal Petites, Citracal Maximum
  • What is this medication?

    Citracal contains a vitamin and a mineral. It is intended as a calcium supplement to help reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Citracal?

    This product is a dietary supplement. Use only as directed.

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    Avoid excessive contact with the skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling.

    If you have constipation, hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, or metastatic calcification, your condition may be aggravated by this product.

    Massive ingestion may cause constipation or bowel obstruction.

    In the case of an overdose, contact your regional poison control center or physician immediately.

    Keep out of the reach of children.

    Gluten was not added to this product. However, this product is not guaranteed to be 100% gluten free.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Citracal?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.

    As with any dietary supplement, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a child, contact your doctor before using this product.

  • What are the possible side effects of Citracal?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while taking Citracal?

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    Avoid excessive contact with the skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Citracal?

    If Citracal is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Citracal with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Citracal?

    Citracal can be taken with or without food.

    Citracal Regular:

    Adults 18 years:

    Take one serving (two 500-milligram (mg) tablets) two times daily with or without food or as recommended by your physician, pharmacist, or health professional. Reseal containers immediately after use.

    Children <18 years: Consult with a healthcare professional.

    Citracal Petites:

    Adults 18 years:

    Take one serving (two 400-mg tablets) two times daily with or without food or as recommended by your physician, pharmacist, or health professional. Reseal containers immediately after use.

    Children <18 years: Consult with a healthcare professional.

    Citracal Maximum:

    Adults 18 years:

    Take one serving (two 630-mg caplets) two times daily with or without food or as recommended by your physician, pharmacist, or health professional. Reseal containers immediately after use.

    Children <18 years: Consult with a healthcare professional.

  • How should I store Citracal?

    Store at room temperature in a dry place away from excessive heat.