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bad taste in my mouth from calcium citrate supplements

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Dr. Michael Gross
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Tums (calcium carbonate): Tums (calcium carbonate).
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: No, the only difference is that the former is better taken with food whereas the latter (calcium citrate) can be taken on an empty stomach.
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Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: While both are common, some find calcium carbonate more constipating and it may not be as well absorbed. Others can tolerate calcium citrate better a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Either: Just make sure you take the proper amount to balance with your diet and take 2000 units vitamin d3 as well, citrate is easier to absorb and doesn't ne ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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I'm sure they exist: Hi. I'd suggest you read the labels of these products to see what's in them. If that fails, ask the pharmacist. I'm sure products like what you're loo ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
It's ok. : It is ok to take supplements with citalopram generally but check with your physician to make sure it's ok for you.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Calcium: Not much to choose from. Go to the drug store and look at the several options for calcium. Carefully read the comments on each one and choose the one ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Avoid oxalate. : Dietary ca helps to prevent oxalate absorption in gut, but excessive ca intake might increase risk of other ca stones. Would not restrict dietary ca i ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Calcium alone can: go to the arteries and stiffen them. When co-factors such as Vitamin D, K, etc. are added it is guided to the bones where it belongs. Because of thi ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
No time limit: Multivitamins and calcium supplements actually can be taken together..Vitamins in general are relatively easy to absorb under normal condition and cal ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Citrate preferred: Calcium citrate can be easily absorbed and dissolved when compared to calcium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). Magnesium is often added because it ma ... Read More

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