A 27-year-old female asked:
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is it safe to use calcium supplements instead of drinking milk?i'm 27yrs old.so what is the dosage?i get ac ne for dairy products.does tablets effect

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Calcium: Yes you can take calcium and your pharmacist will advise you about the best one to buy. That said, unless you are allergic to milk, there is plenty of calcium in milk.
Answered on Mar 12, 2015
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