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Who should not take calcium carbonate?

Calcium carbonate should not be taken by anyone with an allergy to it. If you are on any medications or have certain medical conditions, a doctor may suggest that you don't take calcium carbonate, which can decrease the effectiveness of certain drugs and complicate some conditions. Pregnant and breast-feeding women should discuss with their doctor the risks and benefits of taking calcium carbonate.

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