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    Does combination of calcium and vitamin D supplements cause side effects?

Posted on Tue, 8 Aug 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Good morning
I heard recently that taking V.D with Calcium is not good.
And for me i don't consume any diary so should i take calcuim insted? I am 50 years old.
Thank you.
Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Vitamin D and calcium is taken if deficiency is there

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query.

Supplementation of vitamins and calcium etc should be guided by their blood levels. Its not guided by dairy intake, though dairy is good source of calcium.

Please check your blood calcium and vitamin D levels before you take these supplements. If there is deficiency of calcium then only take its supplement.

Hope it helps. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Dr Vaishalee
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