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Are there any side effects to taking a calcium supplement?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: No serious side effects if taken as directed. If too much, can cause high calcium level in the blood and subsequently urine, kidney stone, low magnesium in blood, constipation, nausea...The last two symptoms can occur even at normal replacement dose.
Answered on Oct 18, 2018

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