What side effects might I have from calcium carbonate with vitamin D?

One side effect of taking calcium carbonate with vitamin D may be an increased risk of kidney stones. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium, and together both nutrients help keep your bones strong. In one study of more than 36,000 women, bone density improved among those who took calcium carbonate and vitamin D supplements for seven years, but the risk for kidney stones went up 17% compared to women who took placebos. For more information about calcium and vitamin D, talk to your doctor.
Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 13% of patients experience side effects while taking Calcium Carbonate with Vitamin D. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members inlcude: Constipation and Abdominal Pain/Cramps. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you are experiencing any symptoms that worsen or do not go away.

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