Calcichew D3 Forte may be prescribed by doctors or recommended by pharmacists to treat and prevent calcium and vitamin D deficiency when the diet or lifestyle does not provide enough, or when body requirements are increased.
Calcichew D3 Forte (Calcium and Vitamin D) may be prescribed by doctors or recommended by pharmacists to treat and prevent calcium and vitamin D deficiency when the diet or lifestyle does not provide enough, or when body requirements are increased. This medicine may also be prescribed or recommended for certain bone conditions, for example osteoporosis, or in pregnancy. Calcium and vitamin D are important substances for bone formation. It may prescribed for patients receiving renal dialysis to remove the phosphate from food that cannot be removed by dialysis.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Hypersensitivity reactions have occurred with unknown frequency (cannot be estimated from the available data). If you experience the following symptoms, you should immediately contact a doctor. Swelling of the face, tongue, lips (angioedema) or swelling of the throat (laryngeal oedema). Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): Excessive amounts of calcium in the blood (hypercalcaemia) or in the urine (hypercalciuria) may occur with large doses. Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people): constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, gastric pain, diarrhoea. Very rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people): itching, rash and hives. Milk-alkali syndrome (also called Burnett’s syndrome and usually only seen when excessive amounts of calcium have been ingested), symptoms are frequent urge to urinate, headache, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting , unusual tiredness or weakness, along with elevated levels of calcium in the blood and kidney impairment. If you have impaired renal function, you may be at risk of increased amounts of phosphate in the blood, kidney stone formation and increased amounts of calcium in the kidneys. See packaging for full details.
We aim to deliver orders within 3-5 working days to the shipping address provided by you in your order if the shipping address is in the UK. For orders being delivered outside mainland UK, this will be longer and we cannot give a guaranteed delivery time due to the differences between carriers. Delivery timescales are estimates only. If you do not receive your order within 14 days of us confirming your order has been sent you must notify us and we will investigate the non-delivery provided. Orders from outside the UK have varied delivery charges, depending on the particular country. Please note that in some instances you may be required to answer product related questions from our Pharmacist as part of the checkout process. Failiure to answer these will cause delays. Please allow extra time for Pharmacy approved products. Please note that Bank Holidays do not count as working days.
Delivery charges for orders outside the UK will vary. *Northern Ireland delivery charges different
Express UK Delivery
Express Mainland UK delivery is £6.95*, non mainland islands may vary
Please note that Express delivery is only available on orders placed before 1pm (GMT) Monday to Friday in the UK. After 1pm we cannot guarantee express delivery, even if it has been selected. Please note that this is not a guaranteed next day service, but is an expedited delivery option. Products which need to be approved by a pharmacist are not suitable for express delivery.
*Northern Ireland delivery charges different
Free Delivery on orders over £50*
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Delivery outside of the EU
Please note that certain medicines and medical devices sold on this website cannot be purchased if you live outside of the European Union.