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Calcium and Vitamin D

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Vitamins and minerals Adult

Calcium and Vitamin D - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Calcium and Vitamin D cause?

Calcium supplements cause few, if any, side effects. However, some people may experience constipation, bloating or gas. Drink extra fluids and eat more fruits and vegetables to prevent constipation.

Before taking Calcium and Vitamin D, what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Calcium and Vitamin D?

Limit your intake of coffee and alcohol and avoid smoking to reduce bone loss.

  • Updated on Saturday, October 7, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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