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Benefits of calcium carbonate

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Yes: Please discuss this with your doctor.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: Since it contains no protein, it is nearly impossible to be an allergen. However you may be intolerant to it - just like anything you eat or drink.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Hyperphosphatemia.: Calcium binds with dietary phosphate causing it to be excreted in the stool. This prevents hyperphosphatemia which is an important concern in advanced... Read More
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
AGN: Calcium & phosphorus r important for healthy bones, muscles, and nerves; however, in renal disease phosphorus may accumulate leading to unwanted conse... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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There is no specific: ...contraindication to taking these two supplements in the same 24 hour period. 1800 mg of calcium is 2x higher than the total recommended from food ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Not really : Using antacid will reduce acicidity in your stomach briefly but not change course of gastroesophageal reflux disease per se. If you have gerd then the... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Calcium: Calcium carbonate is well absorbed and very well tolerated.It is usually a preferable to take a low dose of vitamin d long with a calcium supplement. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschneranswered
General Practice 40 years experience
Seek medical help: Tums is calcium carbonate. Too much in the system can lead to digestive irritations, constipation and diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, muscle twitching... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends on goal: Tums (calcium carbonate) neutralize stomach acidity and can relieve symptoms of this including gerd. Tums (calcium carbonate) are a good source of ca... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Nephrology and Dialysis 31 years experience
See below please: Glaxosmithkline consumer healthcare does not add aluminum during the manufacturing process of the tums® tablets but one of the raw materials used in t... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Sure: Military studies have shown that most medications are good for years to decades beyond the expiration date, though they may slowly lose efficacy over ... Read More

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