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... First of all you need to be taking calcium citrate not calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate will definitely cause you stomach upsets. You also need to be taking magnesium with the calcium. ... (4 replies)
... calcium carbonate is alkaline it is often used in antacids to effectively turn off stomache acid, hence the stomache problems, it is also the least effective calcium for osteoporosis. ... (4 replies)
... Have been taking calcium carbonate and I am suffering with stomach issues. I am wondering if this is related to calcium or something else. Is there a difference in calcium pills? ... (4 replies)

... I took calcium supplements for years with no ill effects until I was diagnosed with advanced calcium in any form. I just depend on diet now, and I think it's probably a good thing. ... (18 replies)
... Calcium can definitely cause all the symptoms you mentioned. I took it for years and it didn't bother me too much, but once I started Actonel, it became impossible to take supplements, although I tried them all. ... (4 replies)
... I am 53 and have not had another scan done. My doctor suggested 1500mg calcium and 800mg Vitamin D3. The pills made me sick enough to make many trips to the ER and Walk In Clinics with chest pains back pains, indigestion and stomach discomfort. ... (38 replies)
... I'm currently taking 1500 mgs of Calcium and walking everyday, and going to see a new specialist tomorrow. Plus I'm eating large amounts of dairy such as yogurt everyday. ... (4 replies)
... of my Lumbar spine. My pcp send me to specialist who was shocked because I don't fit the profile of an Osteoporosis patient. I'm half American Indian and have dark hair and skin, My doc said this happens to thin white blonds, not dark women like me! ... (9 replies)
... Magnesium can cure constipation and cause gassiness. ... (4 replies)
... existing probs to begin with. Drs feel that actonel is less irritating on your esphogus and stomach and they also believe it works faster, but it just depends on your system. ... (4 replies)
... I hope you find out soon, too. I have a few other weird diseases also to confound diagnosis, but once I got my labs in hand and went researching, I knew it had to be PTH disease. ... (113 replies)
... My doctor has never suggested statin drugs, and if she did, I would refuse to take them. My DH has taken Zocor and suffered tremendous muscle pains. He no longer takes statin drugs. ... (38 replies)
... The literature from Lilly says that most side effects are mild and include dizziness and leg cramps. It says, "If you become lightheaded or have fast heartbeats after your injection, sit or lie down until you feel better. ... (15 replies)
... My doctor told me I needed to take magnesium but because it upsets my stomach he recommended a product called "Maginex". It is buffered and does not upset my stomach. ... (4 replies)
... Statin drugs move the cholesterol out of your bloodstream and into the gall bladder, thus the need for gall bladder removal in some people. Statins can also cause digestive problems. ... (38 replies)
Strontium Citrate
Dec 12, 2006
... Hi Elegiamore, thanks for your concern. I too was surprised when i found the calcium supplement that it taken once a day. I talked to the phamacist at walgreen about the one dose and was told that it was ok. ... (70 replies)
... It is combined with magnesium and vit d3. The brand name is Bluebonnet and it contains 1000 mg calcium citrate with 400 mg magnesium aspartate and 400 IU vit d3. I add an additional 1000 IU vit d3 separately. ... (5 replies)
Amount of Vit D
Oct 20, 2007
... I had taken all my supplements so he did calculations and advised that I take 2000 iu VitD3. That's because of our climate. He told me that I don't want to take more than this. He said too much is difficult to reverse. ... (13 replies)
... s are VERY similar in respect to side effects. Actually, there was just some information in the Wallstreet Journal from a head to head study that said the safety and tolerability of the two drugs was the same. So, if one gives you problems, the other will most likely do the same. There really isn't getting used to the drugs. ... (4 replies)
... To aid in calcium absorption you also need to take Vitamin D. ... (4 replies)

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