Penacal-C Syrup


Product Description:

Penacal-C is an Ayurvedic Calcium supplement primarily used for lack of calcium, lactation problems in kids or old people. It helps in strengthening of the bones by providing the optimum amount of calcium supplement needed by the body. Its herbs such as Shankhpushpi, Ashwagandha, Shatavari are known for their immunity boosting and vitality properties.
Key Features

  • Strong Bones
  • Strong Teeth
  • Highly Effective
  • Affordable Prices

PENACAL – C  as Calcium supplements may be used if patients are unable to consume adequate amounts of calcium through foods. The two most common calcium supplements are calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate contains 40% elemental calcium, the highest amount available among calcium formulations; it should be taken with food to maximize absorption capacity by providing an acidic environment. This option is cost-effective and may be preferred for most patients.

Adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D is necessary to maintain bone integrity throughout life. Calcium is critical for osteoporosis prevention because it can decrease bone turnover and decelerate bone loss. Calcium needs grow as women reach menopause because the ability to efficiently utilize dietary calcium decreases as a result of declining ovarian estrogen production. Intestinal calcium absorption decreases with aging to about 50% of that of adolescents.

Vitamin D increases calcium absorption in the gastrointestinal tract and affects bone resorption. Calcium and vitamin D have been shown to raise BMD by 2-10% and lower fracture rates by 35-50%. Calcium further increases the effect of exercise on BMD in postmenopausal women. Although women can benefit from calcium at any age, the benefits of calcium on BMD are most pronounced in women five or more years past menopause. Because of the well-established need for calcium intake, key trials evaluating osteoporosis ensure that all participants receive adequate calcium. Vitamin D alone does not decrease the fracture rate, but it appears to provide an additive effect with calcium on fracture reduction.

Postmenopausal women desiring to reduce the risk of osteoporosis should consume 1000-1500 mg of elemental calcium and 400-800 IU of vitamin D daily. This may present a challenge, since most postmenopausal women consume only 600 mg of elemental calcium per day. Additional problems face women who are lactose intolerant, are vegetarians, or do not consume a well-balanced diet.

Vitamin D is critical for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis because it maximizes the intestinal absorption of calcium. The first step in the activation of vitamin D occurs in the skin through the conversion of 7-dehydrocholesterol to vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) by ultraviolet light. Subsequent activation occurs through the liver and kidneys. Vitamin D deficiency is common with aging and is due to a combination of factors, including a reduced ability to convert 7-dehydrocholesterol to vitamin D3, inadequate exposure to sunlight, and decreased absorption of vitamin D from the gastrointestinal tract. Most patients require 400 IU of vitamin D daily. Older patients with severe osteoporosis need 800 IU of vitamin D per day. If vitamin D requirements cannot be met through sunlight exposure, exogenous vitamin D can be obtained from milk, green vegetables, vitamin D supplementation, or multivitamins. The safe upper limit of vitamin D intake is 2000 IU/day.

In general, ensuring a well-balanced diet and supplementation with a daily multivitamin may help prevent deficiencies in these vitamins.