Caltrate Caltrate 600mg/400 IU Film-Coated 90 Tablets


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Caltrate 600+D3 offers a high level of vitamin D3 to help maximise calcium absorption and support healthy bones, joints and muscles - so you can live life to the fullest. Sufficient calcium & vitamin D as part of a healthy diet may reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Calcium not only nourishes your bones, but also plays a role in:

  • Nerves
  • Hormones
  • Muscles
  • Teeth

Advanced levels of vitamin D3 in Caltrate help:

  • Maximise calcium absorption
  • Maintain healthy bones
How To Use

The recommended dose is 1 tablet twice a day for adults and older people (e.g. one in the morning and one in the evening).

Pregnant women should only take 1 tablet per day. You should take the tablet with a large glass of water (200 ml). If you are more than 65 years-old or have difficulties swallowing, you should divide the breakable tablet in two parts and take them with a large glass of water (200 ml). The scoreline is only there to help you break the tablet if you have difficulty swallowing it whole.

In the two hours before taking Caltrate, you should avoid eating foods containing oxalic acid (e.g. spinach and rhubarb) or phytic acid (e.g. wholegrain cereals), which can reduce calcium absorption.

This medicine may be used during pregnancy, however the total daily intake of calcium should not be higher than 1500 mg and the daily intake of vitamin D not higher than 600 IU. Therefore, in the case of pregnancy, the daily dose of Caltrate must not exceed one tablet per day. Higher amounts may have a negative effect on the unborn child.

Active Ingredients

The active substances are: Calcium (as carbonate) 600 mg Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) 400 IU

The other ingredients are: Tablet Core - microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, crospovidone type A, sodium laurilsulfate, sodium croscarmellose, magnesium stearate, DL-?-tocopherol, partially hydrogenated soya bean oil, bovine gelatin hydrolyzed, sucrose, corn starch, silicon dioxide. Tablet Coating - light liquid paraffin, talc OPADRY OY-S-27203 (methylhydroxypropylcellulose, titanium dioxide (E171), light liquid paraffin, sodium laurilsulfate, red iron oxide (E172), black iron oxide (E172), yellow iron oxide (E172)).

Delivery Info

Delivery Timeframe - Updated 23/07/21 4pm

Deliveries in Republic Of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Orders are currently being dispatched within 1 working day after the order is placed. Once your order has been marked dispatched, delivery is expected to take place within 1-2 working days for addresses in Ireland.

Next day delivery is not guaranteed at this time, although we are working extremely hard to process all orders as fast as possible.

Deliveries To UK

Deliveries to UK addresses are continuing as normal via Royal Mail Tracked 48 service in 3-5 working days

European Courier Delivery (DPD & UPS) Deliveries to France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal & Finland will now use a courier service. This is a faster shipping service than current postal times with shipping now estimated within 4-6 working days..

International Deliveries

**Delayed delivery - please contact us directly for an estimated delivery time.

For more information on international delivery, please read our Delivery Information? page.

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Caltrate contains two active substances calcium and vitamin D3 in a Film-coated Tablet. Calcium is an important constituent of bone and vitamin D3 helps the absorption of calcium by the intestine and its deposition in the bones. It is used: ?

In the correction of calcium and vitamin D deficiencies in the elderly, ?

In combination with osteoporosis treatments where calcium and vitamin D levels are too low or where there is a high risk of them being too low.

Manufacturer: Wyeth Lerderle S.r..l., Via Nettunense 90, 04011 Aprilia (LT), Italy.


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