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calcium lactate medication

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: But why the calcium? Apple juice is not the same as eating the apple. The fiber is a necessary element in processing the fructose.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not the same: Lactose and lactate are completely different "chemicals". They aren't used the same by the body. No relation
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
?lactating babies?: I know of no problems that a calcium supplement would cause during lactation unless the mother had a problem of calcium build up in her kidneys (nephr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
CaCO3 less absorbed: Calcium carbonate is less well absorbed than calcium lactate. Calcium lactate is found in milk and dairy products.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Possibly: Calcium lactate has less available calcium in it than does calcium carbonate.
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Heel pain: It sounds like you may have heel pain. Try rest, icing, compression wraps, and elevation at first. "curing" it may take a while but consistently str ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
A couple suggestions: First of all make sure that you are drinking plenty of water, eating high fiber foods and getting regular exercise. It may also help to take your calc ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes, unless she has contradictions to taking these supplements. Having knee pain will not be affected one way or another with calcium.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Kidney stones.: If the high calcium is due to parathyroid hormone kidney stones and bone loss may occur over time. A diagnosis of the cause is necessary for proper t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
47 years experience Psychiatry
Different: They are different componenets of prevention of osteoporosis. Follow your doctor's advice about how to take them.

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