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Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: /osteon meaning "bone" and /poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones t...
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Fosamax 5,612 Actonel 1,785 Forteo 1,598
127,408 conversations around the web about Osteoporosis to help you make a decision
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Other name: Calcium (Calcium)
Other name: Calcium Citrate (Calcium Citrate)
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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....
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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...
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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....
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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...
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dose with better absorption ?...
" ...of ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better absorption ? Sorry...should ...not absorbing all caltrate. Would change over to Citracal... "

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Caltrate dose with better absorption ?...
" ...risk of ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better absorption ? Added 17 ...not absorbing all caltrate. Would change over to Citracal be... "

with Caltrate. I switched to Citracal which is more easily...
" ...the same experience with Caltrate. I switched to Citracal which is... "

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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... "

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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... "

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i did take citracal to. it does cause gas problems. i will...
" ...citracal to. it does cause gas problems. i will switch... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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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