Serving Size: 1 caplet
Quantity: 200 caplets
|Elemental Calcium (Calcium carbonate, Calcium citrate, Calcium fumarate, Calcium malate, Calcium succinate)||333 mg|
|Elemental Magnesium (Magnesium oxide, Magnesium citrate, Magnesium fumarate, Magnesium malate, Magnesium succinate);||167 mg|
|Vitamin D (cholecalciferol)||200 IU|
|Also contains: Cellulose, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Water Soluble Cellulose, Titanium Dioxide, Brazilian Palm Tree Wax, Polysorbate 80, Mineral Oil, Maltodextrin, Purified Magnesium Silicate, Citric Acid, Soy Polysaccharides, Triethyl Citrate, Crospovidone|
Drug Interactions: Calcium, vitamin D, and/or magnesium can interfere with tetracycline antibiotics, anticoagulants, and calcium channel blockers. Consult your physician before use if you are taking any thiazide diuretics, as these can cause extremely high (potentially toxic) levels of calcium in the body. Magnesium can increase levels of diuretics in the body.
Nutrient Depletions: Excess calcium can impair the absorption of the mineral iron. Calcium, vitamin D, and/or magnesium may interact with or be depleted by corticosteroids, bronchodilators, antiosteoporotics, cholesterol-reducing medications, anti-gout medications, anti-fungals, immunosuppressants, antimalarial drugs, anti-tuberculosis drugs, histamine H2 blockers, oral contraceptives, biguanides, sulfonylureas, and sulfonamides. Foods high in phosphorus (animal protein and soft drinks) promote urinary loss of calcium. High consumption of caffeine, and excess dietary fat and fibre can inhibit calcium absorption.
Supportive Interactions: Vitamin D enhances calcium absorption. Garlic supplements along with calcium may help reduce high blood pressure.
Warnings and Precautions: Some people may experience diarrhea.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Calcium carbonate may cause symptoms of gas, bloating, or constipation. If this occurs, switch to calcium citrate. Do not exceed recommended dosage. Excess calcium can contribute to the development of kidneys stones, and may cause calcium deposits in the body.
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