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Doctor insights on: Calcium Orotate

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Has anyone prescribed calcium orotate for costochondris? Thank you

Has anyone prescribed calcium orotate for costochondris?  Thank you

Let us see: There are reports from europe about using calcium urate for treating tietze syndrome showing improvments using calcium orate, I have not use it myself.Thanks. ...Read more

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Can calcium orotate cause diareha? I thought it was supposed to cause constipation?

Can calcium orotate cause diareha? I thought it was supposed to cause constipation?

Calcium orotate: This medication is not know to routinely cause diarrhea. Rather, it is more likely to cause constipation and stomach upset. However, every person is different and responds differently to medication. Thus, diarrhea may either be unrelated to the calcium, or just an abnormal side effect. ...Read more

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How does taking calcium orotate affect your hormones? I am perimenopausal and I feel its affecting me hormonally.

How does taking calcium orotate affect your hormones? I am perimenopausal and I feel its affecting me hormonally.

Why are you: taking this instead of cheaper and more effective calcium replacement? It does not affect your hormones, but can cause other problems, most commonly GI upset. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between lithium orotate and lithium aspartate?

Whats the difference between lithium orotate and lithium aspartate?

Lithium: Lithium orotate is a salt of orotic acid & lithium. It is used as a dietary supplement to treat conditions such as poor memory & mood changes. Lithium aspartate is an Amino Acid (aspartic acid) bound to lithium. It is also a dietary supplement claimed to slow brain aging & improve moods. Consult your doctor before trying any such supplements. ...Read more

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Help! Is 100 mg lithium orotate dangerous for someone weighing 103 pounds?

Help! Is 100 mg lithium orotate dangerous for someone weighing 103 pounds?

Unknown: I say "unknown" because dietary supplements are not regulated like medication so you may either be getting more or less than the intended amount. Most dietary supplements don't even contain what they say they do. Lithium carbonate (a medication) 100mg is safe so long as you're not dehydrated, and not taking NSAIDs or certain anti-hypertensives. A blood draw can verify safety. ...Read more

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Is lithium orotate safe to take?

Is lithium orotate safe to take?

Lithium orotate: Lithium orotate is reported to be a form of lithium which increases the lithium level inside cells. Lithium is not a vitamin but an element which usually exists in salt form and is used by psychiatrists to stabilize mood. Usually we monitor kidney & thyroid function while people take lithium in the usual forms prescribed. Probably these same tests should be done periodically if you take orotate ...Read more

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