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Caltrate vs. Citracal for Osteoporosis

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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Caltrate is a brand name calcium supplement sold by Wyeth Consumer Healthcare. The Caltrate brand is supplied in many different "formulas", with calcium carbonate (NOT calcium citrate) being the common ingredient serving as the calcium supplement source.... Read more on Wikipedia
Calcium citrate is the calcium salt of citric acid. It is commonly used as a food additive (E number), usually as a preservative, but sometimes for flavor. In this sense, it is similar to sodium citrate. Calcium citrate is also used as a water softene... Read more on Wikipedia
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all caltrate. Would change over to Citracal be more...
...ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better absorption ? Sorry...should read taking Caltrate 1.8 g ...all caltrate. Would change over t...
all caltrate. Would change over to Citracal be more...
...of ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better ...Sep 2010: Sorry...should read taking Caltrate 1.8 g ...absorbing all caltrate. Would change over t...
with Caltrate. I switched to Citracal which is more easily...
...the same experience with Caltrate. I switched to Citracal which is...
bad. I also take the Caltrate 3x/day, and haven't found...
Hi Nanci And Lauryn 14--Bentyl didn't work for me either, and neither does fiber--the Citracel was AWFUL!! Don't try insoluable fiber, ...bad. I also take the Caltrate 3x/day, and haven't found...
(citrate) because I thought that it is absorbed better...
...one. Now! I have been taking Citracal (citrate) because I thought that it is absorbed better, & Vitamin D3. After ...Well, Geeeezzzzz! I guess I better switch to Caltrate now!!! I totall...
doses do you take the citracel and caltrate. I felt that...
...what doses do you take the citracel and caltrate. I felt that ...stopped. I felt that caltrate made me ga...
Citracel. Its hard for me to say this is working because...
I havent tried the Lotronex. But now I'm back to Caltrate and Citracel. Its hard for me to say this is working because every day is different. But I guess...
also been taking Citracel morning and night. No diarrhea...
...First let me say that the Caltrate has worked very well for me. I take ...meal. I have also been taking Citracel morning and night. No diarrhea at all. The problem...
Caltrate, but I use Citracal (no vitamin D). My hubby...
...al, Stupid, Stupid, Stupid! I hope no one went out to buy Caltrate yet! If you did, so sorry. I thought I used Caltrate, but I use Citracal (no vitamin D). My hubby bought it for me,...
Caltrate, and using Citracel, I no longer have mucous,...
...day one of taking Caltrate, and using Citracel, I no longer have ...me. In fact, I am a non-classic IBS sufferer. Healthy, content, ...realy changed, until the Caltrate and Citracel. Both ...
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