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7 People found this comment helpful

After being diagnosed with osteopenia, my doctor told me to take calcium and vitamin D. I tried several brands but each one made me nauseous. The petites are only 200mg and I started taking one a day, gradually increased to two and am slowly working my way up. I am not suffering the nausea and can control the strength of my calcium "as tolerated". The smaller dose is also a smaller pill, which is ...

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3 People found this comment helpful

My doctor started me on citracal petite with vitamin D over two weeks ago. It took about one week to realize I was experiencing some very odd side effects that I never connected with Citracal. Began having terrific mood swings, crying constantly, very weak and dizzy, and my depression (which I was also being treated for) increased to the point of never leaving the house. I will never use this stuf...

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Anonymous | 65-74 | Female | On medication for 10 years or more | Patient
1/28/2012
Condition: Prevention of a Low Amount of Calcium in the Blood
Overall rating 4.0
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MrsJLK | 55-64 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
12/6/2011
Condition: Osteoporosis
Overall rating 4.7
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After being diagnosed with osteopenia, my doctor told me to take calcium and vitamin D. I tried several brands but each one made me nauseous. The petites are only 200mg and I started taking one a day, gradually increased to two and am slowly working my way up. I am not suffering the nausea and can control the strength of my calcium "as tolerated". The smaller dose is also a smaller pill, which is very easy to swallow.

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cathy | 55-64 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
11/2/2010
Condition: Low Amount of Calcium in the Blood
Overall rating 2.7
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My doctor started me on citracal petite with vitamin D over two weeks ago. It took about one week to realize I was experiencing some very odd side effects that I never connected with Citracal. Began having terrific mood swings, crying constantly, very weak and dizzy, and my depression (which I was also being treated for) increased to the point of never leaving the house. I will never use this stuff again---so much for thinking something as innocent as a vitamin could send me into la-la land!

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CA Smith | 55-64 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
7/28/2009
Condition: Osteoporosis
Overall rating 4.3
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It was the size and fun shape, and being able to take more during the day, and not all at once.

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