Osteocare Chewable provides calcium carefully combined with co-factors including vitamin D, zinc and magnesium which help to maintain normal bones. Magnesium also contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system and normal muscle functions. The Osteocare Chewable tablets have been specially designed for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. More Info
Suitable for vegetarians
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Synergistic high strength chewable calcium tablets plus supporting nutrients with sweetener & sugar
|Nutritional Information||Average per 2 tablets||% EC NRV*|
|Vitamin D (as D3 400 IU)||10 µg||200|
*NRV = Nutrient Reference Value, µg = microgram
Calcium Carbonate (Carrier: Maltodextrin), Magnesium Hydroxide (Carrier: Pregelatinised Starch), Dextrose Monohydrate, Sweeteners (Sucrose [Carrier: Maltodextrin], Sucralose), Flavourings (Natural Orange [Carrier: Maltodextrin], Orange Flavour Powder [Carrier: Maltodextrin, Antioxidant: D-Alpha Tocopherol Acetate (from Soya), Orange Oil, Flavouring, Starch Sodium Octenyl Succinate] & Natural Peppermint Flavour [Carriers: Maltodextrin, Acacia Gum]), Anti-Caking Agents: Stearic Acid, Silicon Dioxide & Magnesium Stearate, Zinc Oxide (Carriers: Mono & Diglycerides), Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol [Carriers: Acacia, Sucrose, Corn Starch, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Antioxidant: DL-Alpha Tocopherol]), Disodium Tetraborate Decahydrate, Copper Sulphate (Carrier: Carnauba Wax), Manganese Sulphate (Carrier: Carnauba Wax), Sodium Selenate. Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
ADULTS: CHEW TWO TABLETS DAILY.
CHILDREN (4-12 YRS): CHEW ONE TABLET DAILY.
These chewable tablets are not designed to be swallowed whole. Do not exceed the recommended intake. Not recommended for children under 4 years of age. Osteocare can be continued for as long as required and can be taken with other products in the Vitabiotics range.
- Suitable for vegetarians
- No artificial colours
- No preservatives
- No lactose
- No yeast
- Osteocare is not tested on animals
As with other supplements, seek professional advice before using if you are under medical supervision, suffer from food allergies, or are allergic to any of the ingredients. Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold. Food supplements must not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store below 25°C in a dry place, out of sight and reach of children.
Osteocare Chewable FAQ
- Why has Osteocare chewable been developed?
- When is Osteocare chewable recommended?
- What do I need to know before starting to use Osteocare chewable?
- Can Osteocare chewable be used simultaneously with medications?
- How and when should Osteocare chewable be used?
- How many tablets and capsules does Osteocare chewable contain?
- Are there any undesired effects whilst taking Osteocare chewable?
- Need help swallowing a tablet or capsule?
- What are the active ingredients?
- For those people who experience difficulty swallowing tablets, are there any tips or recommendations to help ease swallowing Osteocare Chewable tablets?
- What is the source of calcium used in Osteocare chewable?
- Can calcium supplements like Osteocare chewable cause kidney stones?
- Is Osteocare chewable recommended with any other Vitabiotics product(s)?
- Some Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) levels are above 100%, is this safe?
Why has Osteocare chewable been developed?
Osteocare Chewable is scientifically formulated, and developed by experts, and each ingredient is included on the basis of research evidence. Bone is living tissue and to help keep it healthy, you must have the right nutrients in your daily diet. Calcium contributes to the maintenance of normal bone health, along with vitamin D which contributes to normal absorption and utilisation of calcium in the body. Zinc and magnesium are also essential factors in normal bone health and unfortunately, many people, especially those cutting down on their dairy products, may not be getting all the calcium they need.Top
When is Osteocare chewable recommended?
Research shows the earlier both men and women receive a good supply of these nutrients the better. Getting enough calcium is especially important:
For growing children
Throughout pregnancy & breast-feeding
During and after the menopause
For elderly men and women
For athletes, dancers and slimmers
Osteocare chewable is formulated for long-term use and can be taken for as long as required, and is also approved by The Vegetarian Society.
What do I need to know before starting to use Osteocare chewable?
Osteocare Chewable is a calcium combination supplement, specially formulated as a daily nutritional safeguard for men and women of all ages.Top
Can Osteocare chewable be used simultaneously with medications?
Generally, Osteocare Chewable can be taken alongside medications because it contains only moderate levels of minerals and vitamin D. For specific advice on taking Osteocare Chewable with medicines, we recommend that you contact your doctor or pharmacist first.Top
How and when should Osteocare chewable be used?
Osteocare Chewable is available in tablet, chewable tablet and liquid form.
Osteocare Chewable tablets:
CHILDREN: (4-12 years) chew one tablet daily
ADULTS: (men & women) chew two tablets daily
The liquid version is ideal for those who have difficulty-swallowing tablets, and for younger children and infants over six months of age.
How many tablets and capsules does Osteocare chewable contain?
Osteocare Chewable is available in 30 tablet pack. It is recommended to take two tablets per day.Top
Are there any undesired effects whilst taking Osteocare chewable?
Osteocare has no known side effects when taken as directed. Do not exceed the recommended intake.Top
Need help swallowing a tablet or capsule?
Difficulty in swallowing tablets is quite a common experience. Vitabiotics have researched this extensively and recommend after chewing some food (e.g. banana), just before you swallow, pop the tablet into your mouth and swallow it together with the chewed food, followed by some liquid. The throat opens up wider to swallow the chewed food and so the tablet should go down with greater ease. Alternatively, the tablets may be swallowed with thicker liquids such as yoghurts or smoothies.Top
What are the active ingredients?
Please see nutritional information click hereTop
For those people who experience difficulty swallowing tablets, are there any tips or recommendations to help ease swallowing Osteocare Chewable tablets?
The Osteocare Chewable tablets have been specially designed for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. However, if you are not comfortable with chewing the tablet Osteocare is also available in a pleasant smooth, orange tasting liquid form.Top
What is the source of calcium used in Osteocare chewable?
The calcium in Osteocare Chewable is in the form of calcium carbonate, which provides the highest concentration of elemental calcium possible in a supplement. This means that Osteocare Chewable can provide the full NRV of calcium and other minerals without the need to take lots of tablets. The calcium carbonate used is of high pharmaceutical grade from a natural source. To prevent possible contamination with metals such as lead, oyster calcium and bone-dolomite have not been included in the Osteocare Chewable formulation.Top
Can calcium supplements like Osteocare chewable cause kidney stones?
It is important to select a calcium supplement such as Osteocare Chewable, which includes calcium in combination with other synergistic co-factors such as magnesium. The presence of the mineral magnesium, as well as contributing to the maintenance of normal bones, also contributes to normal protein synthesis and electrolyte balance.Top
Is Osteocare chewable recommended with any other Vitabiotics product(s)?
Osteocare Chewable has been carefully formulated so that it can be used in combination with any other product in Vitabiotics multivitamin and mineral product range, or other food supplements such as garlic, fish oil etc. However, for maximum results we recommend Osteocare Chewable is taken at a separate time of the day, at least an hour apart from your main Vitabiotics multivitamin supplement.Top
Some Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) levels are above 100%, is this safe?
Certain vitamins are very safe at levels tens or even hundreds of times the NRV, whereas for others the safety level is much closer to the NRV. For this reason every vitamin and mineral needs to considered on an individual basis in terms of its upper safe level.
The Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) is the amount of a vitamin or mineral which has been calculated to help prevent basic deficiency states in the general population. However, certain vitamins and minerals at optimal levels, above the NRV, have consistently been shown to have positive benefits in specific areas of health. This is why some Vitabiotics formulas have certain nutrient levels greater than 100% NRV.
All Vitabiotics products have been developed using the latest research and contain effective levels of vitamins and minerals, while avoiding any excessive amounts, in accordance with official upper safe limits for vitamins and minerals.
Vitabiotics avoids 'mega dose’ levels of isolated nutrients and instead we have always stressed the importance of safe, moderate and sensible levels of vitamins and minerals, carefully balanced to maximise their combined effect; an approach which has been supported by many experts and researchers over the years.
“I bought Osteocare tablets and couldn't believe the change in me. I am so happy, thank you”Miss T D , United Kingdom
"Your Osteocare Liquid is brilliant, only just discovered it, fabulous product."Mrs R Newman , United Kingdom
"I am a health professional (midwife) and have been taking Osteocare for the last 2 years and no other medication. My latest Dexa scan is showing an improvement in my bone density and I am delighted and very impressed with Osteocare. Thank you"Mrs E Beggs , United Kingdom
"25years I have used Osteocare. I really think it has prevented escalation. Thank You"Mr R M , United Kingdom
"Although you market this for healthy bones I am taking it for muscle cramps and after 6 weeks I don't think I have had a single one; it has made such a difference to me as a very active 62 year old builder, thanks."Mr A Briggs , United Kingdom
"I am absolutely happy to shop with you now and many years to come, I am very active person and never thought calcium was important, since I started taking Vitabiotics calcium I can really see/feel a huge different. Very well done."Mr M Ahmad , United Kingdom
Jemiah Umolu is a true up and coming football star of the future! At just nine years old, he is already signed by Arsenal FC to play in their Under 12 team and is rated one of their best in his age group. Jemiah is a convert to Vitabiotics and this is his father’s testimonial…
"Roughly eight weeks ago my son was registered injured by his football club, Arsenal FC. He was advised to have three to six months rest from all sport. Given he plays for a professional academy, he couldn't afford to take this amount of time off. A week later he started a course of Vitabiotics Jointace, Osteocare and Ultra Omega 3, and just three weeks later he was himself once again. He has and will remain taking Jointace and other Vitabiotics products to maintain healthy joints, teeth and bones as he is still growing." Mr J Umolu , United Kingdom
"Wonderful product for vegetarians and the liquid is great to drink. Thanks :)"Miss C C , Singapore
"My mother is now 80 and has needed joint support for over 10 years. About 5 years ago I started sending her Vitabiotics Jointace plus Osteocare. She recently had another round of tests and the specialists were astounded to find that her bone health is completely normal for a woman of her age!"Mr S L , United Kingdom
"I have been taking 'Wellwoman Original' and 'Osteocare-Original' tablets ( at different intervals of the day) for the last 6 months. These tablets have really made a tremendous difference to my life and i have great energy levels and sense of overall wellbeing. I am very grateful to Vitabiotics for such a great range of quality products. "Miss S H , United Kingdom
"I have being giving my daughter who is at the moment 3 years old now Osteocare for almost a year now and I can't believe what a difference it has made on her. She has grown quite a bit, as Osteocare provides nearly all her daily intake of calcium, plus on top of the amount of milk she has. Definitley the best thing I could have ever bought for her..."Mrs M Goldwyn , United Kingdom
"This product is GREAT!"Mr H Singh , United Kingdom
"I bought Osteocare Liquid formula for my daughter from vitabiotics.com a while back, I was really pleased with it, definitely a great buy, it was so fantastic the next month I bought 5 bottles. It tasted great for all big and small kids. I am so glad that I joined Vitabiotics and my best buy is definitely the Osteocare Liquid Formula."Ms Z Parweyn , United Kingdom