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Calcium Acetate Medication
Calcium compound: Calcium acetate can be used in kidney disease to bind to phosphate to lower blood phosphate levels. Side effects of this treatment include upset stomach. Interestingly, it is used as a food additive, where it acts as a stabilizer, buffer and sequestrant, usually in candy products. ...Read more
Calcium compound: Calcium acetate can be used in kidney disease to bind to phosphate to lower blood phosphate levels. Side effects of this treatment include upset stomach. Interestingly, it is used as a food additive, where it acts as a stabilizer, buffer and sequestrant, usually in candy products. It also binds Fluoride in water, neutralizing it. ...Read more
Better absorption: Calcium is poorly absorbed if there is no acid in the stomach. Because many people, especially those who take acid blockers, have low stomach acid, we recommend that you take calcium with food. For reasons that we do not know, calcium is well absorbed with food even if there is low stomach acid. ...Read more
I don't whether its acne or just pimples. I visited a doctor and he reffered me vitamin E , calcium acetate USP 500mg and radibex.What is the problem?
My father is in dialysis and keeps getting UTIs. He is given antibiotics (Kflex currently). Does Calcium Acetate interfere with antibiotics?
PhosLo allergy?: PhosLo (Calcium acetate) is used to prevent high blood phosphate levels while on dialysis. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For possible adverse effects see: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-7956/phoslo-oral/details ...Read more
Yes.: They can significantly lower the amount of thyroid hormone that gets absorbed. Because calcium is a positively charged ion, it can bind to any negatively charged chemical, including levothyroxine. Spacing the thyroid hormone at least 2 hours from calcium (including antacids such as tums), iron, multi-vitamins, and certain other meds can help keep thyroid blood levels stable. ...Read more
I know you should not take probiotics within 2 hours of medications, but can I take them at the same time as my vitamin & calcium pills?
Probiotics: You should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
What can happen to 66-year-old female who has high calcium level. She's currently on new medication slightly heavy but solid taken 500mg/daily ca?
Hi calcium on cal: I would stop the calcium and get rechecked a month later. If the calcium is still high, then I would get a lab set simultaneously including: total calcium, ionized calcium, intact PTH, and serum creatinine at a minimum. A 24 hour urine collection from calcium may also be ordered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So confused: does anybody know if Fosamax (alendronate) or calcium is the same thing or if I should take both if different medications?
Kidneywise is it advisable for me to use kre alkalyn for fitness purposes, I have hypoparathyriodism and I use calcium medication daily?
I have to take calcium everyday but that medicine make me have constipation . Any other medication can I take to help?
My sister takes medication for calcium as her gym couch told her to have.she is 23 years old and has pain in the knees.is it ok for this age?
My medication alkalizes urine and can cause calcium phosphate stones. How can I acidify my urine to counter this effect?
Add citrate: Best approach is to add citrate. Citrate interferes with ca x phos and ca x oxalate. Citrate is available by rx as Urocit K and as Bicitra (citric acid and sodium citrate). You can supply citrate with orange juice and ReaLemon extract. These will not alkalinize urine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking calcium tablets and elxtroxin tablets duting my pregnancy period. How many hours should be split between thoses two medication?
Is cyproterone acetate medication same as having prostatectomy as I m on cyproterone acetate and never ejaculate and orgasm. Are these the right symptoms on this medication? What's the half life of it?
Need more info...: The specifics and relevance of points in this Q are not clear enough to deduce a proper answer, like why you used CPA & for how long, etc. Prostatectomy is done for benign obstructive voiding or prostate cancer; these two are done in different ways for different purpose. As a surgery, it affects the local function in voiding and erection as opposed to CPA induces its systemic effects including ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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