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What should I do if I miss a dose of calcium supplement?

If you forget to take your calcium supplement, just take it when you remember. Do not take extra to "make up" for missed doses, however. There are risks to taking too much calcium. For adults ages 19 to 50, the upper limit per day is 2,500 milligrams (mg).

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