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Can nighttime calcium supplements lead to kidney stones?

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal


Practicing since :2001

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Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi, my doctor has prescribed me calcium tablets for morning and night. my aunt said that taking calcium at night before sleeping might lead to stones since they calcium is hard to digest. is it true?
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 37 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Not true.

Detailed Answer:


I have gone through your query, it is not true that calcium supplements cause stone formation, You can take it twice daily without any side effects.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Rakhi Tayal, OBGYN
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