Caltrate 600mg with Vitamin D, Calcium and Vitamin D supplement. Assists in preventing and treating osteoporosis.
Directions / Dosage
Adults take one to two tablets daily swallowed with fluid after a meal or as directed by your healthcare professional.
What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones which causes bones to become porous and brittle, increasing the risk of fracture. Osteoporosis typically affects people who are middle aged or older, with women at particular risk because at menopause calcium loss from the bones accelerates naturally, increasing the risk of osteoporosis, but do so in fewer numbers and usually at a later stage in life.
Who is affected by Osteoporosis? It has been estimated that as many as 45% of women over 50 years of age are affected. A recent study in Australia suggests that 56% of women and 29% of men over 60 will suffer some kind of fracture related to Osteoporosis.
Can Osteoporosis be prevented? Osteoporosis is not an inevitable part of ageing. Some bone thinning is normal as we get older, however excess bone loss is influenced by lifestyle as well as genetic factors. We can