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Calcium - urine
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This test measures the amount of calcium in urine. All cells need calcium in order to work. Calcium helps build strong bones and teeth. It is important for heart function...

Calcium in diet
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Calcium is the most plentiful mineral found in the human body. The teeth and bones contain the most calcium (about 99%). Nerve cells, body tissues, blood, and other body fluids...

Calcium carbonate with magnesium overdose
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The combination of calcium carbonate and magnesium is commonly found in antacids, which are medicines that provide heartburn relief. Calcium carbonate with magnesium overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally...

Fenoprofen calcium overdose
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Fenoprofen calcium is a type of medicine called a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Fenoprofen calcium overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended...

Calcium - ionized
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Ionized calcium is calcium that is freely flowing in your blood and not attached to proteins. It is also called free calcium. All cells need calcium in order to work...

Calcium hydroxide
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Calcium hydroxide is a white powder produced by mixing calcium oxide ("lime") with water. Calcium hydroxide poisoning occurs when someone swallows this substance. This is for information only and not...

Calcium channel blocker overdose
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Calcium channel blockers are a class of medication used to treat high blood pressure. Calcium channel blocker overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or...

Calcium - blood test
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All cells need calcium in order to work. Calcium helps build strong bones and teeth. It is important for heart function, and helps with muscle contraction, nerve signaling, and blood...

Calcium and bones
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Images Calcium and bones Alternative Names Bone strength and calcium Information Calcium and phosphate are two minerals that are essential for normal bone formation. Throughout youth, your body uses these...

Calcium carbonate overdose
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Calcium carbonate is an ingredient that is commonly found in antacids (for heartburn) and some dietary supplements. Calcium carbonate overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the...

What are the recommended daily amounts of calcium?
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Suggested daily amounts of calcium vary by age. The National Academy of Sciences Institute ofMedicine developed these recommendations for (adequate) daily calcium intake: Age 0 to 6 months: 210 mg Age 7 to 12 months: 270 mg Age 1 ...

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What are calcium supplements?
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People who don't get enough calcium in their diets or who need additional calcium for otherreasons may use calcium supplements. Children and adults alike can use calcium, but it isimportant that the doses are adjusted for age grou...

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What are the recommended daily amounts of calcium?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Suggested daily amounts of calcium vary by age. The National Academy of Sciences Institute ofMedicine developed these recommendations for (adequate) daily calcium intake: Age 0 to 6 months: 210 mg Age 7 to 12 months: 270 mg Age 1 ...

Source:  Walgreens

How can I take calcium?
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Calcium supplements are available in several forms: Tablets (chewable, dissolvable, extended release, regular release) Capsules Wafers Powders Granules Syrups Liquid suspension Dosage amounts may vary according to several factors,...

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How do calcium supplements work?
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Calcium can work in many ways. In conditions where a calcium deficiency is the problem, taking calcium supplements can help restore calcium to your body, which helps bone and teeth strength as well as organ function. When treating...

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Are there any risks in using calcium supplements?
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Yes. Calcium is generally safe when taken as directed, but there are some risks in taking itas a supplement. It may not be safe to use calcium if you have certain medical conditions. Asalways, discuss taking calcium or any supplem...

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Calcium

Protect your bone health with a calcium supplement. You can choose the form of calcium supplement you prefer from tablets, caplets and gummies to soft chews in different flavors for an easy-to-take option. At Walgreens.com, we carry calcium dietary supplements from brands such as TwinLabs, Finest Natural and Nature Made.

For your health

Adding dietary supplements to your daily routine can ensure you're getting the daily required amount of crucial vitamins and minerals. Adding calcium to your daily diet can improve your bone health, and there are calcium supplements with Vitamin D which helps calcium absorption. You can find calcium supplements with no artificial flavors or preservatives.

Combination supplements

There are a number of calcium combination supplements available to help improve your overall health. Calcium and Vitamin D is a popular combination because of the improved effectiveness it can provide. Calcium and magnesium make up a common combination because magnesium helps the body utilize calcium. Shop our entire selection of vitamins and supplements to find the additions to your diet that will most benefit you.

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