What is Calcium Carbonate prescription?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Calcium carbonate is a dietary supplement used when the amount of calcium taken in the diet is not enough. Calcium is needed by the body for healthy bones, muscles, nervous system, and heart. It is available with or without a prescription.

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Why patients stopped taking Calcium Carbonate prescription

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Course of treatment ended 2
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Duration

Stopped taking Calcium Carbonate prescription

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
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Always 2
Usually 0
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Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
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$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Calcium Carbonate prescription

Feb 26, 2010 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily

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