Both calcium and vitamin C are important for proper health. Calcium helps build strong bones and teeth, and vitamin C boosts the immune system. Unfortunately, vitamin C, when taken alone, can deplete calcium stores in the body, and can often be too acidic to be tolerated by people with sensitive stomachs. Calcium ascorbate overcomes these problems.

Combining two supplements into one pill provides convenience. When you need two different types of vitamin and mineral supplementation, swallowing one pill is easier than swallowing two. In addition, buying one pill that satisfies both needs is more cost-effective than buying two separate pills.

Calcium Ascorbate is a good source of calcium which is essential to:

  • Keep bones healthy (prevents bone breakage, osteoporosis and other bone diseases
  • Keep gums and teeth strong
  • Ensure the proper functioning of muscles and nerves
  • Support normal growth and development

It is used to prevent or treat low levels of vitamin C in people who do not get enough of the vitamin from their diets. Low levels of vitamin C can result in a condition called scurvy. Scurvy may cause symptoms such as rash, muscle weakness, joint pain, tiredness, or tooth loss. The vitamin C derived from Ascorbate has antioxidant properties needed to protect the body’s cells from damage.

Do not use if you are allergic to any ingredients of the product.

Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, or heartburn may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has directed you to use this product, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this product do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: painful urination and pink/bloody urine.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.


Before taking calcium ascorbate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history, especially of kidney disease (such as kidney stones), a certain enzyme deficiency (G6PD deficiency), and high calcium levels (hypercalcemia).

During pregnancy, vitamin C has been found to be safe when used in recommended doses. Higher doses should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.



While using this product, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without your doctor’s approval.

The calcium in this product can interfere with your body’s ability to absorb certain drugs, especially if you take them around the same time. These drugs include quinolone antibiotics (such as ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin), tetracycline antibiotics (such as doxycycline, minocycline), thyroid medications (such as levothyroxine), and drugs for osteoporosis (bisphosphonates such as alendronate). Ask your doctor or pharmacist how long to wait between doses and when you should take your medications.

Check the labels on all your medicines and vitamins because they may also contain vitamin C and/or calcium. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.

This product may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including certain urine glucose tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.


If overdose is suspected, bring the victim to the nearest hospital right away. Getting more than 2,000 milligrams of vitamin C can cause diarrhea and increase your risk for kidney stones. Don’t take more than the tolerable upper intake level for calcium of 2,500 milligrams per day. Excessive calcium can cause you to absorb less zinc and iron and may also cause kidney problems, constipation and calcification of your organs.


Available brand:

  • Calcimed (Medhaus)

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