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Calcium carbonate vs calcium lactate

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
CaCO3 less absorbed: Calcium carbonate is less well absorbed than calcium lactate. Calcium lactate is found in milk and dairy products.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Possibly: Calcium lactate has less available calcium in it than does calcium carbonate.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 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 39 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 38 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 Internal Medicine - 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
41 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Yes: Please discuss this with your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Smith
51 years experience
only if you want a kidney stone
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