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Caltrate vs. Citracal for Osteoporosis

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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 9,981 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 4,562 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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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What patients are saying about Caltrate vs. Citracal

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all caltrate. Would change over to Citracal be more...
...naturopath to change to Citracal 1 - 3 x ...ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better absorption ...not absorbing all caltrate. Would change over to Citr...
all caltrate. Would change over to Citracal be more...
...naturopath to change to Citracal 1 - 3 x ...ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better absorption ...not absorbing all caltrate. Would change over to Citr...
to. it does cause gas problems. i will switch to caltrate...
...citracal to. it does cause gas problems. i will switch...
She changed me from caltrate to citracal. She liked...
...If that doesn't work she wants me to take a probiotic and try a few other things. She changed me from caltrate to citracal. She liked my multivitamin. She stressed that I need to spread my...
with Caltrate. I switched to Citracal which is more...
...same experience with Caltrate. I switched to Citracal which is more...
calcium from CARBONATE sources (Caltrate, for example)...
...consideration. Calcium from CITRATE (like Citracal) should be taken on an ...by the body. However, calcium from CARBONATE sources (Caltrate, for example) is the next...
the Caltrate 3x/day, and haven't found it to work to my...
...Citracel was ...Caltrate 3x/day, and haven't found it to work to my advantage. But I know people have been helped with it--I was soo excited to hear it was constipating--ha ha--not for me. I'm...
a chewable form take Citracal and there is a petite pills...
Caltrate won't work, you won't absorb it.  If ...chewable form take Citracal and th...
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...
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,...
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