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4 People found this comment helpful

I was tired of taking 5 calcium pills daily with my other supplements so I switched to the slow release - 2 daily after my breakfast. I like idea it's being released in my body throughout the day.

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1 People found this comment helpful

I took this drug for at least two years and then developed gastritis. I had lesions on my stomach wall diagnosed by my gastroenterologist. At the time I as also taking Boniva, so it is difficult to determine which drug was causing the pain and lesions. I took the Citracal just as prescriped and also the Boniva exactly as recommended. I first stopped the Boniva, but still had the issue. Then, I sto...

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Grace | 65-74 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
2/27/2014
Condition: Osteoporosis
Overall rating 5.0
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I was tired of taking 5 calcium pills daily with my other supplements so I switched to the slow release - 2 daily after my breakfast. I like idea it's being released in my body throughout the day.

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Biggy | 55-64 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
2/6/2014
Condition: Osteoporosis
Overall rating 1.7
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I took this drug for at least two years and then developed gastritis. I had lesions on my stomach wall diagnosed by my gastroenterologist. At the time I as also taking Boniva, so it is difficult to determine which drug was causing the pain and lesions. I took the Citracal just as prescriped and also the Boniva exactly as recommended. I first stopped the Boniva, but still had the issue. Then, I stopped the Citracal and gradually had good results. I also stopped all caffeinated beverages. Now, I take the chewables and have been okay for a few months.

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