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Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews

Generic name: calcium and vitamin D combination [KAL-see-um-and-VYE-ta-min-D]

Names of brands: Calcet, Calcet Petites Calcet, Calcium 500+D, 600+D Vitamin D3 plus calcium Show all 24 names of brands.
Classification of drugs: Vitamin and mineral combination

What are Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews?

It is an essential mineral for many functions in the body, particularly the formation of bones and their maintenance. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium. Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews can be employed to help treat or stop a calcium deficiency.There are a variety of varieties and brands of vitamin D and calcium available. There aren't all the brands included in this brochure. Soft Chews Caltrate 600+D may also be used to treat conditions not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Caltrate 600+D Soft

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Consult your doctor immediately if you are experiencing symptoms of having excessive calcium levels in your body, for example:

  • Nausea, 

  • Vomiting, 

  • Constipation;

  • An increase in thirst or urination;

  • Muscles, 

  • Bone pain, 

  • Muscle weakness

  • Insomnia, 

  • A lack of energy, and 

  • Fatigue

Common adverse consequences associated with Caltrate 600+ D Soft Chews could be:

  • An unsteady heartbeat;

  • Weakness, drowsiness, headache;

  • Dry mouth or a metallic taste in the mouth.

  • Muscle or bone pain.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could be present. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow the directions on the label of your medication and the package. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about your medical issues, allergies, and the medicines you are taking.

Before you take this drug

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to determine if Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews is suitable for use if you are:

  • Kidney disease;

  • Kidney stones;

  • Coronary disease;

  • Cancer;

  • Calcium levels that are too high in your blood.

  • Circulation issues or

  • A parathyroid gland problem.

Talk to your doctor before using this product if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.

Your dose needs might differ during pregnancy or when you are nursing.

How to take Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews?

Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Don't use in greater quantities, in smaller amounts, or for a longer time than is recommended. Look over the label on the Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews to determine if it is recommended to be taken in conjunction with or without food items. Take the normal tablet along with a bottle of water. The chewable tablet should be chewed before swallowing it. Don't crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Suck it up whole. Vitamin D and calcium may be just a small part of a comprehensive treatment program that incorporates dietary changes. Find out which foods have vitamin D and calcium.

Your dosage of supplements may have to be adjusted when you alter your diet. Follow your doctor's advice carefully. Place it in a cool, dry place far from heat and moisture.

What Happens If I Miss a Dose?

Do not take the medicine for as long as you are able, but avoid your missed dose if you are close to the time of the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

What Happens If I Overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

Interaction with Other Drugs

The calcium in the body can make it difficult for the body to take certain medications. Certain medicines may cause you to absorb vitamin D. If you are taking other medications, make sure you take these at least 2 hours prior to or up to 4 hours after taking Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews.

Other drugs can also impact Caltrate 600+D Soft Chews, which include prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about the medicines you are currently taking as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.