What is Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Calcium-Vitamin D

Eating a balanced diet with enough calcium and vitamin D is a key step in the prevention of osteoporosis. Dietary supplements can be an alternative. Many calcium supplements also contain vitamin D in the right amount.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Osteoporosis 2 3
Calcium deficiency 1 0
General health 1 2
Support bone/joint health 1 1

  • 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 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) daily 1
1,200 intl units daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D

Oct 2, 2016 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this med long ago because I felt I needed to reduce the number of meds I was on.  I stopped this probably 2013.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg-200 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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