It is the citrate salt of calcium. If taken orally, calcium as the citrate salt maintains calcium balance and prevents bone loss by playing a role in normal nerve, muscle, and cardiac function. It may also be used as a chemopreventive agent for cancers.
How does it work:
Treatment of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets, hypoparathyroidism, and certain muscle diseases can be accomplished by using calcium supplements.
Applications Or where it is used:
You can take calcium citrate with or without food. However, calcium carbonate should be taken while eating. The stomach acid you produce while eating enhances the absorption of calcium carbonate.
Calcium citrate is an intermediate in the process of getting citric acid from fungal fermentation, which is how citric acid is made industrially. Citric acid in the broth solution is neutralized by limewater, causing insoluble calcium citrate to precipitate
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Warnings and precautions while using this product
In case of any of these uncommon but serious side effects, notify your doctor right away: headache, nausea/vomiting, mood changes, bone/muscle pain, loss of appetite, unusual weight loss, increased thirst/urination, unusual fatigue. It is rare for this drug to cause a very serious allergic reaction