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Sunday, December 21, 2014
Should Calcium Supplements be Taken with Fosamax?
Should I continue to take calcium tablets, now that I am taking Fosomax?
Definitely keep taking calcium, just not at the same time as the Fosamax. Fosamax needs calcium and vitamin to build bone, so be sure you are getting vitamin D also.
Let your friends know about this important detail, because it is a common misunderstanding.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati