10 patient evaluations for Calcium taken for the purpose of 'General health'

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Feb 28, 2017 (Started Aug 17, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take calcium for health bones and blood work shows a deficiency I believe it has made me stronger, been taking them both for 3 years. Included in the calcium is 25 mg of magnesium.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 30, 2016 (Started Aug 17, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take calcium for health bones and blood work shows a deficiency I believe it has made me stronger, been taking them both for 3 years. Included in the calcium is 25 mg of magnesium.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Four times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 28, 2012 (Started Jan 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 other Daily
Advice & Tips: Well it's great ! I don't have a single complaint. I just stopped it since I'm pregnant and the only three medications I'm taking is Hydroxychloroquine, Colostrum (natural), and Prenatals.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Recent medical studies show that taking Magnesium/calcium supplement have so significant benefits that are not already provided by a healthy diet. I eat a very healthy diet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 12, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Calcium tablets were getting difficult to swallow. Started drinking more milk which seem to alleviate bowel problem.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2010 (Started May 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2009 (Started Sep 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: conflicts with thyroid med so keep forgetting to take it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have dosage needed in other supplements

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Feb 05, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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