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Is Shelcal a chewable tablet?

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Dr. Aashish Raghu

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :2011

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Posted on Thu, 2 Feb 2017 in General Health
Question: Hi Dr feeling little better after ur advice . it loks more of veins/muscules pain just wanted to know about shelcal 500 mg . do we need to chew or swallow it ?

Any food habit suggestion?
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Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Swallowed

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Good to hear from you about your progress.

Shelcal is Calcium tablet which needs to be swallowed with water. It can be taken after lunch.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Aashish Raghu 1 hour later
Thanks . feel lot irritation rather pain.
little numbness in right hand fingers as compare to left hand.
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Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Tablet Pregabalin

Detailed Answer:
You can also take Tablet Pregabalin 75mg one at night for eliminating this symptom. Take it for a month.
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