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How Long Do You Wait After Taking Levothyroxine To Take Your Calcium Supplement
Minimum 30 min: Preferably 45-60min.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Mealtime best: Stomach acid increases calcium absorption (that is why ppl on acid blockers for heartburn have a harder time absorbing calcium). When we eat meals, our stomachs make more acid so we should take calcium at meal times. Not sure about coffee though. And watch out about other meds- calcium can alter the absorption of other meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My calcium level is 8.5. Do i need to take a supplement? Also i take Synthroid (thyroxine) and my TSH is 2.380, shouldn't it be closer to 1?
A good idea,,: It would be a good idea to take a supplement, however your level isn't too bad considering your h/o h. Pylori, which hopefully has been cleared up or at least treated. So you might want to see your doctor to get an idea of how much you should take. Your TSH is also not too high as some ranges have up to 5.0 as upper normal, but it's better if toward 1.0 but if no symptoms, leave alone or see dr. ...Read more
Not true: Calcium with vitamin d requirement increases in the elderly. Less exposure to sunlight and low dietary intake often leads to low levels of vitamin d and less calcium available to maintain the strength of bones. This can progress to osteoporosis which is a major cause of hip joint and spinal fractures in the elderly. Hip fracture often is the terminal event for an elderly individual. ...Read more
Can I take priorin n and iron tablets togather ?? And later in the day a calcium supplement too ??
Supplements: Why don't you simply improve your food intake. Most folks don't need extra pills despite all the advertising. On the internet there are many readable articles about food intake. One of my favorites is "NuVal" . ...Read more
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