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can a pill to lower calcium and iron be taken together

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Forget calcium: There is no reason for a 25 year to take calcium supplements. Studies have shown they have little or no benefit but carry some risk.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Probably should not: Calcium is known to inhibit the absorption of iron. You need to discuss how to schedule taking these supplements with your physician.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: There are no reason to stop these supplements.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Calcium in the pill is unlikely to cause the symptoms. Iron can irritate the stomach. If you are unable to tolerate oral iron, your doctor can give yo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Vitamins: Yes, you can but there will be interactions. This is one of the issues with multivitamin and mineral preparations and why getting your nutrients from ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
UTERINE PREGNANCY: Your baby is formed at age 3 months and at 16 weeks what rx you take will not affect the baby anymore.It is your choice if you want to take them toget ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: It is important to try to find the source of lead to minimize further exposure. Vit. C, calcium & iron can help, as can vitamin d, zinc & selenium. I ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Won't hinder. : Shouldn't hinder it. The vitamin C is adequate to help with iron absorption.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
With meals: Taking these pills, especially with meals will reduce stomach irritation. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole ... Read More

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