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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Phoslo (Overview)

PhosLo is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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Is it safe to take phoslo while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take phoslo while pregnant or breastfeeding?

PhosLo: Phoslo is calcium acetate which binds phosphate in the intestinal tract so that it won't be absorbed. Since it is not absorbed, it will have no effect on a developing fetus or a newborn when breast feeding. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
4 doctors shared insights

Phoslo (Overview)

PhosLo is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent (nutritional or metabolic agent).


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Is it safe to take phoslo while pregnant or breastfeeding?

PhosLo: Phoslo is calcium acetate which binds phosphate in the intestinal tract so that it won't be absorbed. Since it is not absorbed, it will have no effect on a developing fetus or a newborn when breast feeding. ...Read more

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What is calcium acetate?

What is calcium acetate?

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

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What is calcium acetate used for?

What is calcium acetate used for?

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

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What is the difference between calcium and calcium acetate pills?

What is the difference between calcium and calcium acetate pills?

Depends: The calcium in all calcium pills is the same. Because calcium has a positive electric charge it had to be attached to something with a negative charge such as acetate, carbonate, malate, lactate, and others. ...Read more

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Why must calcium acetate be taken with meals?

Why must calcium acetate be taken with meals?

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

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Why must calcium acetate be taken with meals?

Why must calcium acetate be taken with meals?

Upset stomach: Side effects of taking calcium treatment include an upset stomach. Therefore, taking calcium acetate with food can help to neutralize this side effect. It is used in kidney disease to bind to phosphate to lower blood phosphate levels. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Acne is the medical : Term for pimple. Follow your dr's advice and check out the link below. Stress, hormones, infection etc can trigger acne. Take care! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/291172-natural-herbs-for-acne/. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Calcium Acetate (Definition)

Calcium acetate is a metabolic agent which is a kind of ...Read more