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Calcium gluconate vs calcium carbonate

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yolanda Wade
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Should be fine: These supplements should be safe for most healthy adults taken in amounts that do not exceed the product label directions.

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Yes: Please discuss this with your doctor.
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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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 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
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 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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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