Bayer Healthcare Citracal Petites Calcium Citrate + D3 - 100 Coated Tablets
Citracal Petites provide smaller, easier-to-swallow caplets of calcium citrate, which can be taken with or without food. Citracal is the only one that is properly absorbed with or without food. No other brand can offer greater absorption. Citracal Petites Calcium Citrate + D3 is gentle on the digestive system.
Citracal Petites Benefits:
- Smaller, easier to swallow tablets††
- One serving provides 400 mg of calcium as citrate to help keep your bones strong
- One serving contains 500 IU of vitamin D3 to help your body absorb calcium
- Is gentle on your digestive system
†† When compared to Citracal Maximum.
Calcium Fights Osteoporosis
To maintain healthy bones, a healthy diet with enough calcium and vitamin D throughout life is recommended, along with regular exercise. This may reduce the risk of osteoporosis, particularly for middle-aged and older women, including those with a family history of the disease who are at higher risk.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I take Citracal with my medications?
Prior to taking Citracal, it's recommended that you speak with a health care professional about it.
What if I have medical conditions?
Your health care provider is in the best position to make this decision with you as he/she will know your personal needs. Prior to taking Citracal, it's recommended that you speak with a health care professional regarding your specific condition.
Will my medications block the absorption of Citracal?
Check with your doctor or pharmacist, they will be able to advise you if your medication will block the absorption of Citracal.
What is Osteoporosis?
The World Health Organization defines osteoporosis as a generalized skeletal disorder of low bone mass (thinning of the bone) and deterioration in its architecture, causing susceptibility to fracture.
What is Osteopenia?
Osteopenia is a reduction in bone mineral density. Bone mineral density is rated with a "T-score". A "normal" T-score is -1.0 or higher. Osteoporosis is defined as a T-score of -2.5 or lower, and osteopenia is a T-score between -1.0 and -2.5.
Can I take Citracal during pregnancy?
As with any dietary supplement, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a child, contact your doctor before using this product.
Can I take Citracal with a multivitamin?
It's suggested that you check with your doctor or pharmacist to advise you if Citracal combined with your vitamin regimen will exceed the upper limits of calcium intake. There is no additional benefit of taking more than 2,000 mg per day.
Why does Citracal contain vitamin D?
Vitamin D helps the body absorb and use calcium more effectively. It regulates how much calcium remains in your blood and also helps deposit calcium in bones and teeth, helping to keep them stronger and healthier.
Does Citracal contain gluten?
They do not add any gluten to their products. However, they cannot guarantee that they are 100% gluten free.
About Bayer Healthcare
Bayer HealthCare's success story in the pharmaceuticals business goes back more than 120 years. The first product marketed by the “Pharmaceutical Department” of Bayer was the antipyretic Phenacetin in 1888. Schering AG, the company acquired by Bayer in 2006, had already entered hormone research by the 1920s, offering the first medicine to treat menopause symptoms in 1928. For its part, Bayer quickly developed a reputation especially in the treatment of infectious diseases. Bayer researcher Gerhard Domagk, who discovered the antibacterial effect of sulfonamides, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1939.
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals is today the highest-selling pharmaceuticals company in Germany and holds a worldwide leading position in its main therapeutic areas. The focus on specialty pharmaceuticals and the opportunities for growth in the field of general medicine offer an outstanding basis for prospering in the increasingly competitive pharmaceuticals market. The division combines its strengths in two business units: General Medicine and Specialty Medicine.