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calcium carbonate vs calcium sulfate

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes you may: You should be just fine taking your supplements, but please consider taking them at night. This would help prevent any changes in the absorption of y ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Levels?: Magnesium and Calcium are important divalent cations. Blood levels can be obtained from your physician. Magnesium levels should be between 1.8 and 2.2 ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
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
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
40 years experience General Practice
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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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
37 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tums (calcium carbonate) overdose: Can lead to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, decreased appetite, constipation, diarrhea, confusion, delirium, coma, depression, involuntary ... Read More

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