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can i take calcium carbonet with d3 and calcitriol?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Only take one vit d: Vitamin d has multiple names and types, the active compound is 1, 2 dihydroxy vitamin d 2 and is naturally formed innormal people. A vitamin d level should be done to check deficiency. Needed especially if th bone density is low or there are fractures.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Take D3 unless......: Take d3 unless your have kidney disease, or take certain anticonvulsants, which will block the formation of Calcitriol (1-25, dyhydroxy d). There are metabolites of d3 that may be helpful, and contribute to the many benefits of d!

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Can I take calcium carbonet with D3 if taking calcitriol?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Only take one vit d: Vitamin d has multiple names and types, the active compound is 1, 2 dihydroxy vitamin d 2 and is naturally formed innormal people. A vitamin d level should be done to check deficiency. Needed especially if th bone density is low or there are fractures.

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