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Doctor insights on: Will Aciphex Inhibit Calcium Absorption

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Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Foods: Phytic acid and oxalic acid, found naturally in some plants, bind to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. Foods with high levels of oxalic acid include spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and beans. Eating spinach and milk together reduces calcium absorption. Foods high in phytic acid include whole-grain products and wheat bran, beans, seeds, nuts, and soy isolates. ...Read more

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As whole grain cotain phayte acid cause decrease calcium absorption so does it cause osteomalcia?

As whole grain cotain phayte acid cause decrease calcium absorption so does it cause osteomalcia?

Phytic acid: ... Is present in whole grains and can bind minerals making them unavailable for absorption. Contrary to what you might expect phytic acid consumption was correlated with higher bone density in adults. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19053869 ...Read more

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Is taking cofee with milk affects calcium and nutrient absorption and how much?

Is taking cofee with milk affects calcium and nutrient absorption and how much?

See below: Taking milk with coffee is thought to reduce some of the antioxidant benefits of coffee. Try using almond milk with it instead. ...Read more

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Vitamin d is needed for calcium absorption. So is calcium needed for vitamin d absorption?

Vitamin d is needed for calcium absorption. So is calcium needed for vitamin d absorption?

No: Hi. No, calcium is not needed for vit. D absorption, but vit. D is a fat soluble vitamin, so bile is definitely helpful in vit. D absorption. So taking vit. D with a meal does help its absorption. ...Read more

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Which OTC calcium supplement has the best absorption?

Which OTC calcium supplement has the best absorption?

Calcium suplement: Not all otc calcium suplement has the best absorption. There are two common calcium suplement available otc :calcium carbonate and calcium citrate. Calcium citrate has better absorption then calcium carbonate. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of medicines?

Sometimes.: Calcium can interfere with thyroid hormone absorption and some other medications. This information is usually given with the medication. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of some medications?

Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of some medications?

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

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For 55+ female, does high VitD & calcium dosage directly or indirectly intervene with Iron absorption from food ?

For 55+ female, does high VitD & calcium dosage directly or indirectly intervene with Iron absorption from food ?

Calcium and iron: calcium supplements can interfere with iron absorption from the diet. Normally, this is insignificant and usually does not cause iron deficiency. If someone is bound to be iron deficient, the first step is to rule out loss of iron in the form of obscure bleeding from the digestive tract. It is vitally important to rule this out first. Good luck. ...Read more