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lipitor and calcium supplements

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Calcium carbonate requires stomach acid for it to dissolve. People who are older don't make as much stomach acid. People who take meds for reflux or u ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Calcium: Calcium in the right dose should not cause constipation. How much calcium are you taking, and are you also taking vitamin D. I strongly recommend that ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: I gave my kids the viactiv supplements because they tasted like chocolate candy
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Not aware: I am not aware of medical literature connecting celiac plexus problems and calcium supplementation. Let's see other participats opinions.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is ok to take supplemental calcium with that medication.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep & and remaining physiclly active.Not ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: Taking calcium does not preclude you from taking other supplements like Folic Acid or vitamin d. But "dietary supplement" means different things to d ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: mineral supplements do not cause drowsiness. They may have other problems, such as GI events from irritation to loose stools.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There is no contraindication of taking a calcium supplement with a uterine fibroid.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
You should only: be taking these (calcium and iron) with a doctor's recommendation, as they have potential adverse events. THe Nutrex is worthless, expensive, and may ... Read More

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