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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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Caltrate vs Citracal

Caltrate
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Citracal
Other name: Calcium Calcium
Other name: Calcium Citrate Calcium Citrate
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
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1.1
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
2.1
Concern level
2.9
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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 ? So...
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" ...risk of ureteric calculi. Is this Citracal dose equiv to prev Caltrate dose with better absorption ? Sorry...should read ...obviously not absorbing all caltrate. Would change over... "

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

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

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ad. I also take the Caltrate 3x/day, and haven't found i...
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" 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, ...realllllly bad. I also take the Caltrate 3x/day, and haven't... "

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itrate) because I thought that it is absorbed better,...
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" ...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 totally refuse... "

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doses do you take the citracel and caltrate. I felt that...
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" ...what doses do you take the citracel and caltrate. I felt that citracel was ...stopped. I felt that caltrate made... "

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

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Citracel. Its hard for me to say this is working because...
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" 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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operly. If you take Citracal you can take without fo...
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" ...kind are you taking?  I take Caltrate but you must take ...be absorbed properly.  If you take Citracal you can take without ...what the pharmacist told me.  I have done well on Caltrate.  Also be sure that... "

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lso been taking Citracel morning and night. No diarrhea a...
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" ...First let me say that the Caltrate has worked very well for me. I take one-half tablet before each ...meal. I have also been taking Citracel morning and night. No diarrhea at all. The problem... "

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