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What is most likely to occur when a calcium supplement and an iron supplement are taken simultaneously?

What is most likely to occur when a calcium supplement and an iron supplement are taken simultaneously?

Decrease absorption: In low dose, nothing probably will happen. Calcium and iron are taken together in a multivitamin all the time. At higher dose, you might get GI upset. Regarding efficacy, you get less iron absorption if taken with calcium. It is recommended to take iron 2 hr before or 4 hr after calcium supplementation. ...Read more

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My mum 92 was given ciprofloxacin with calcium tablets during her hospitalization. What is the likely reaction?

My mum 92 was given ciprofloxacin with calcium tablets during her hospitalization. What is the likely reaction?

Decreased absorption: Co-administration of Cipro (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) and calcium may decrease the absorption of cipro (ciprofloxacin). If she is better then it was not a problem. ...Read more

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If I played tennis for a few days in a row for an hour or so could I injure my rotator cuff could not having a lot of calcium make me more likely?

If I played tennis for a few days in a row for an hour or so could I injure my rotator cuff could not having a lot of calcium make me more likely?

Any overhand sport-: -tennis, baseball pitchers, swimming, volley ball, all can lead to impingement and rotator cuff disease. @ Ur age most likely not, it would take a lot 2 injure it. if U already have calcium deposits in the cuff muscles, injury in overhand sports will cause impingement & pain. ...Read more

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I am 44. My health is okay but I am in a wheelchair. I have been dairy free without calcium supplementation for over a year. I have started getting cavities all of a sudden. Is osteoporosis highly likely at this point? My mom has it.

I am 44. My health is okay but I am in a wheelchair. I have been dairy free without calcium supplementation for over a year. I have started getting cavities all of a sudden. Is osteoporosis highly likely at this point? My mom has it.

Possibly: Really two separate things. Being in a wheelchair without regular weight bearing and low calcium intake may put you at increased risk for osteoporosis. Cavities are usually not related to osteoporosis, although some component of dental disease can occur if the bone quality of the mandible becomes severely affected. Consider a bone density test to check for osteoporosis. Thanks for question. ...Read more

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How likely is a severe allergic reaction to vitamin d , calcium , and Fosamax for my osteoporosis? Im scared to start my therapy cuz of this

How likely is a severe allergic reaction to vitamin d , calcium , and Fosamax for my osteoporosis? Im scared to start my therapy cuz of this

Rare: Vitamin D and Calcium should not cause an allergic reaction. That being said even vitamins contain additional binders and other substances which at times can cause a reaction, but it is extremely rare. Fosamax is a class of medications where there is a risk of adverse reaction or side effects, but true allergic reactions rarely occur. ...Read more

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11weeks aog with traces of calcium oxalate and ketones in urine, (-)glucose, WBC are 4-10hpf, many epith.Cells..Do i most likely develop kidney stones?

No: The epithelial cells indicate there's some contamination from your vagina, where there are always some white blood cells also. Calcium oxalate in solution is not a problem; some of it precipiates as the urine cools. Stop worrying. ...Read more

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What occurs if a boy consumes calcium tablets meant for women?

What occurs if a boy consumes calcium tablets meant for women?

Nothing specific: Nutritional supplements are transiently in the body & most of the contents eventually flushed down the toilet in the poo or pee. Calcium supplements are handled that way & the gender labeling is unimportant.If the individual is not deficient, little of the material is retained. ...Read more

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Why do we need calcium?

Why do we need calcium?

Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte). Consult with your doctor on how much calcium you might need. ...Read more

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Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. http://tinyurl.com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more