Getting Enough Calcium and Vitamin D - Topic Overview
Are there any risks from taking calcium and vitamin D? continued...
Calcium and vitamin D may interact with other medicines. A drug
interaction happens when a medicine you take changes how another medicine
works. One medicine may make another one less effective, or the combination of
the medicines may cause a side effect you don't expect. Some drug interactions
Before you start taking calcium and/or vitamin D, tell your doctor
about all of the medicines you take, including
over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and pills. Also tell
your doctor about all of your current medical problems.