Gemcal Ds Osteoporosis

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safora Says:

gemcal ds is prescribed by my doctor for osteoporosis for lower back pain . is it worth taking .

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Verwon Says:

This is actually just a multivitamin supplement, the regular Gemcal contains Calcitrol, Calcium and Zinc, I would guess that the DS formulation also contains something else, but I can't find any specific information on it.

It will not actually treat pain, but by supplementing these vital minerals, especially the calcium, it might help prevent worsening of the Osteoporosis.

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Osteoporosis/­

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Vitamin/­

Are there any other questions?

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Roy Says:

It looks like Gemcal DS is actually supposed to contain Calcium Carbonate 1250 mg + Calcitriol 0.25 mcg, typically prescribed for osteoporosis. So it sounds similar to the regular Gemcal, but does vary in its formulation.

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pooja Says:

I used to take gemcal ds for 1month that tym it dint pain me a lot now when i stoped taking that med m again facing knee pain I cant able to sit n get up so should i again start taking med or not??plz help me out

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