What is Coral calcium?

Category: Supplements

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See also: Coral Calcium w/Magnesium and Vitamin D

Coral Calcium is a salt of calcium derived from fossilized coral reefs. It has been promoted as a alternative treatment or cure for a number of health conditions, including cancer yet there is no medical evidence to support these claims.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 5 0
Support bone/joint health 2 1
Increase effect of another treatment 1 1
Stiffness/spasticity 1 0
Vitamin D deficiency 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Coral calcium

Side effect Patients
Bowel irregularity 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Coral calcium

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Coral calcium

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Did not seem to work 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Coral calcium

Duration

Currently taking Coral calcium

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Coral calcium

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Coral calcium

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

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