Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements for Osteoporosis

Formulations, doses and costs of osteoporosis supplements.

Quickly compare osteoporosis supplements with the MIMS calcium and vitamin D supplements table

Calcium supplements can be used as an adjunct to conventional therapy in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

This table shows the generic ingredients and brand names of available products. Details of the formulations (tablets, chewable or effervescent tablets, effervescent granules, or powder for oral suspension), strength and calcium equivalence, and daily dose are given. The cost for 28 days’ treatment as well as suitability for vegetarians are also provided.

The table includes calcium-only preparations as well as combinations of calcium with vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) or vitamin D3 (colecalciferol).

Brand names link through to the full MIMS entries for more detailed prescribing information on each product.

Go to the MIMS calcium and vitamin D supplements table

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