BE SURE TO DISCUSS CALCIUM SUPPLEMENTS WITH YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE YOU DECIDE WHAT TO TAKE
Different types of calcium supplements are available3:
- Calcium carbonate should be taken with a meal for better absorption
- Calcium citrate can be taken with or without a meal
Both kinds of calcium supplements are available at drug stores, so be sure to check the bottle label or ask your doctor or pharmacist which type is right for you.
Talk to your doctor about calcium and vitamin D supplements. Always take supplements as recommended by your doctor.