magnesium/malic acid

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2boyzmom
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   Posted 4/6/2009 1:40 PM (GMT -7)   
Sherrine - I read the Fibro 101 and you mentioned that if you begin to take these supplements that you will also need to take extra calcium. How much?

Sherrine
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   Posted 4/6/2009 1:43 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm 62 years old and have osteoporosis.  I take two Citracal with D a day.  (I think there are 630 mg. of calcium in each tablet.)  If you are under 50 probably one a day would be good.  I use Citracal because it's more easily absorbed. 
 
Sherrine


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2boyzmom
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   Posted 4/6/2009 2:21 PM (GMT -7)   
I am on the puritan.com site. I am having a hard time finding magn and malic acid together in one pill. Or did I read it wrong and you take a pill for each?
 
fibro, spastic colon, Ultram ER, Trazodone, Sucralfate, Aciphex, Vitamin D 
 


Sherrine
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   Posted 4/6/2009 2:25 PM (GMT -7)   
 
It says Malic Acid but if you read what's in it you will see the magnesium, too.
 
Sherrine
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2boyzmom
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   Posted 4/6/2009 2:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Oops - I saw that one. Yikes - Thanks for all the help!
 
fibro, spastic colon, Ultram ER, Trazodone, Sucralfate, Aciphex, Vitamin D 
 


Sherrine
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   Posted 4/6/2009 2:30 PM (GMT -7)   
Be sure to speak with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure there is no interaction with the things  you do take.  I mentioned talking to your doctor in one of my earlier posts.  My doctor thought I would be wasting my money but he said it couldn't hurt me so I tried it and they helped.
 
Sherrine
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2boyzmom
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   Posted 4/6/2009 2:35 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for the reminder. I have an appt next week.
 
fibro, spastic colon, Ultram ER, Trazodone, Sucralfate, Aciphex, Vitamin D 
 

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