Patient Comments: Vitamins and Calcium Supplements - Types

Which vitamins or supplements do you take daily? Do you take them on your own or at your doctor's suggestion?

Comment from: Sugar, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: February 26

I take topiramate for essential tremor. That stops me from absorbing calcium properly. My bone density tests are slowly going down. In spite of the fact that I take Dyno-Mins, Cal/Mag500/250mg with 2000mg Vitamin D3 twice a day with meals. I am also hampered by the fact that I can barely walk (side effects of deep brain stimulation).

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: aisya, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 22

I am taking Flavettes. They contain vitamin C and calcium. I take 1,000 mg a day.

Was this comment helpful?Yes

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Vitamins And Calcium Supplements - Side Effects Question: What side effects have you experienced from taking vitamins and/or calcium supplements?
Vitamins and Calcium Supplements - Vitamin D Question: Were you diagnosed with a vitamin D deficiency? Please share your experience. Do you feel better after taking it?
Vitamins and Calcium Supplements - Calcium Question: How much calcium do you take daily? Do you try to supplement your diet with calcium? In what forms?

Patient Comments are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on MedicineNet. The opinions expressed in the comments section are of the author and the author alone. MedicineNet does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

Alert If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.


Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.