Osteocare Plus combines the original Osteocare tablet formula with a soy isoflavones and omega-3 capsule providing essential fatty acids DHA and EPA, in a convenient 2-in-1 dual pack. More Info
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56 Osteocare calcium, mineral & vitamin D3 tablets plus 28 Soy Isoflavones & Omega-3 capsules
Osteocare Plus tablets
|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 (Maltodextrin), Magnesium Hydroxide (Pregelatinised Starch), Crosslinked Cellulose Gum, Zinc Sulphate, Anti-Caking Agents: Stearic Acid, Silicon Dioxide & Magnesium Stearate, Bulking Agent: Maltodextrin, Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol [Carriers: Acacia, Sucrose, Corn Starch, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Antioxidant: DL-Alpha Tocopherol]), Sodium Borate, Copper Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Sodium Selenate.
|Nutritional Information||Average per capsule||% EC NRV‡|
|Soy Isoflavones||100 mg||-|
|Omega-3 (from Fish Oil)||350 mg||-|
|DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)||175 mg||-|
|EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)||35 mg||-|
|Vitamin D (as D3 400 IU)||10 µg||200|
|Vitamin C||100 mg||125|
‡NRV = Nutrient Reference Value,µg = microgram,
Omega-3 Fish Oil (High DHA Fish Oil [Mixed Triglycerides, Antioxidant: Mixed Tocopherols) (from Fish), Capsule Shell (Pharmaceutical Grade Gelatin, Glycerol, Natural Source Colours [Copper Chlorophyll Liquid, White Titanium Dioxide Paste & Natural Flavouring Lemon Oil]), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Soy Isoflavones (from Soya), Vegetable Fat (Palm Oil, Shea Butter, Sunflower Lecithin), Beeswax Yellow, Lecithin, Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol [Carriers: Medium Chain Triglycerides, Antioxidant: DL-Alpha Tocopherol]). Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
TWO OSTEOCARE TABLETS PER DAY, PLUS ONE OMEGA-3 CAPSULE PER DAY. Swallow each with water or a cold drink and take with a main meal. Not to be chewed. Do not exceed recommended intake. Osteocare Plus tablets and capsules should only be taken on a full stomach. Osteocare Plus can be continued for as long as required. This formula replaces other OsteocareÂ® products.
- No preservatives
- No artificial colours
- Gluten free
- No lactose, salt or yeast
- Osteocare is not tested on animals
Food supplements must not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. As with other supplements, seek professional advice before using if you are under medical supervision, pregnant, breast-feeding, suffer from food allergies or are allergic to any of the ingredients. Contains high purity fish oil. Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold. Store below 25°C in a dry place, out of sight and reach of children.
Osteocare Plus FAQ
- Why has Osteocare Plus been developed?
- When is Osteocare Plus recommended?
- What do I need to know before starting to use Osteocare Plus?
- Can Osteocare Plus be used simultaneously with medications?
- How and when should Osteocare Plus be used?
- How many tablets and capsules does Osteocare Plus contain?
- Are there any undesired effects whilst taking Osteocare Plus?
- Need help swallowing a tablet or capsule?
- What are the active ingredients?
- What is the source of calcium used in Osteocare Plus?
- Can calcium supplements like Osteocare Plus cause kidney stones?
- Is Osteocare Plus suitable to take if I am pregnant?
- Is Osteocare Plus recommended with any other Vitabiotics product(s)?
- Some Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) levels are above 100%, is this safe?
Why has Osteocare Plus been developed?
Osteocare Plus is scientifically formulated, and developed by experts. Each ingredient is included on the basis of research evidence. Osteocare Plus combines the original Osteocare tablet formula with soy isoflavones and omega-3 capsules in a convenient 2-in-1 dual pack. No other supplement provides the exact Nutrient Reference Value of calcium & zinc, with 20mcg vitamin D3, magnesium plus additional supporting nutrients.Top
When is Osteocare Plus recommended?
Research shows the earlier both men and women receive a good supply of these nutrients the better. Getting enough calcium is especially important:
- During and after the menopause
- For elderly men and women
- For athletes, dancers and slimmers
Osteocare Plus is formulated for long-term use and can be taken for as long as required.
What do I need to know before starting to use Osteocare Plus?
Osteocare Plus is a calcium combination supplement, specially formulated as a daily nutritional safeguard for men and women of all ages.Top
Can Osteocare Plus be used simultaneously with medications?
Generally, Osteocare Plus can be taken alongside medications because it contains only moderate levels of minerals, vitamin D3, Omega-3 fish oils and soy isoflavones. For specific advice on taking Osteocare Plus with medicines, we recommend that you contact your doctor or pharmacist first.Top
How and when should Osteocare Plus be used?
Two Osteocare micronutrient tablets Plus one capsule are recommended daily with meals, with water or a cold drink. Swallow without chewing. Always ensure that Osteocare Plus is taken with plenty of liquid to wash down the tablet. We do not recommend chewing the tablets or capsules because they have not been formulated as chewable preparations. Chewable tablets usually include flavourings, sweeteners and/or added ingredients to help break the tablet up in the mouth. The original Osteocare formula is also available in both tablet and liquid form. The liquid version is ideal for those who have difficulty-swallowing tablets, and for younger children over 1 years old.Top
How many tablets and capsules does Osteocare Plus contain?
Osteocare contains 56 calcium and micronutrient tablets (two per day) and 28 Omega-3 capsules (one per day).Top
Are there any undesired effects whilst taking Osteocare Plus?
Osteocare Plus 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
What is the source of calcium used in Osteocare Plus?
The calcium in Osteocare Plus is in the form of calcium carbonate, which provides the highest concentration of elemental calcium possible in a supplement. This means that Osteocare Plus 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 formulation.Top
Can calcium supplements like Osteocare Plus cause kidney stones?
It is important to select a calcium supplement such as Osteocare Glucosamine, 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 Plus suitable to take if I am pregnant?
During pregnancy we recommend you take a supplement specially formulated for pregnancy such at Vitabiotics Pregnacare Max which provides 500mg calcium. If you are using Pregnacare Original or Plus with Omega-3, to safeguard your calcium intake during pregnancy we recommend Osteocare original formula which is available in tablets, chewable or fizz. For maximum results, Osteocare should be taken at a separate time of the day, at least an hour apart from Pregnacare .Top
Is Osteocare Plus recommended with any other Vitabiotics product(s)?
Osteocare Plus 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 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 has 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.
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