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What are the common side effects of taking a high-dose calcium supplement?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: None are common.

Side effects with the proper dose of calcium supplements are not common.
Occasionally constipation is a problem.

In brief: None are common.

Side effects with the proper dose of calcium supplements are not common.
Occasionally constipation is a problem.
Dr. Frederick Singer
Dr. Frederick Singer
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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Constipation

Ways to get more calcium while minimizing bad side effects would be to get calcium thru your diet- milk, cheese, yogurt, broccoli. If need supplements, try calcium citrate, and take with meals (bc acid helps absorption).

In brief: Constipation

Ways to get more calcium while minimizing bad side effects would be to get calcium thru your diet- milk, cheese, yogurt, broccoli. If need supplements, try calcium citrate, and take with meals (bc acid helps absorption).
Dr. Jennie Law
Dr. Jennie Law
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