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Citrus Calcium Medication
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?
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?
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 ›
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?
I am 38, and can't use dairy and citrus much, using gabapentin and omeprazole long term, how much calcium & vit d in mg, should I take per day
At least 2000 Vit D: Vitamin d should be at least 2000iu possibly 5000. Calcium, depends on your diet, what type of calcium and how much. If you are a vegetarian your requirements for calcium are different than if you aren't. One good calcium supplement is raw code calcium, it has 1600 iu vitamin d and food based calcium in addition to other minerals. ...Read more
For 57+ F with stage-2 osteoarthritis, is 'Uniwalk tablet' a better option than collagen peptide supplements ? What about calcium & vitD medications ?
Is it ok I am taking bone-up superior calcium formula is a dietary supplement. Taking this instead of the medication alendronate sodium tablets 70 mg?
Osteopenia: Calcium is commonly not an issue as dietary calcium is often sufficient with most people's daily dietary intake. More commonly, osteopenia/osteoporosis is correlated with vitamin d deficiency. I'd have your calcium and vitamin d levels checked. Resistance exercises also help build stronger bones. There are side-effects to bisphosphonate therapy, but believed that their benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more
I m suffering from avascular necrosis of hips .... I m on medication taking vitamins calcium n sodium tablets ... Plz suggest?
Osteonecrosis (AVN): Nonoperative management for avn of the femoral head (hips) is generally ineffective. If 15% or less of the femoral head is involved & no symptoms are present, there is a chance it will resolve without surgical intervention. Treatment with bisphosphonates has been tried with variable results. Joint preserving surgical procedures may be the best available option. ...Read more
Can prescription strength acid reflux medication damage teeth? I have heard the medication does not let you absorb calcium and magnesium.
I just called my doctor to discuss hanging my medication for hypothyroidism caused by hashimoto. My calcium is 10.8 so my dr wants me to come in?
I am a 46 year old hispanic that has frequent, heartburn every time i eat. Love spicy food, what medication do you recommend. Tums (calcium carbonate) no good.Or zentac.
Heartburn: You can eat psicy but you have to avoid greasy food, so you have to avoid fried food, greasy food, eat small frequent meals not large meals, don't eat too late before going to bed, and if you smoke, stop smoking. If you have some diet modifications and lose some weight you will still be able to enjoy your spicy food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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