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If you are taking calcium supplements and iron supplements (or a multivitamin with iron), remember to allow a 2 hours time span between these two supplements. Calcium blocks the absorption of some of the iron so you would get the best benefit if you allow 2 hours between these. Take iron with Vit C

Also, for anyone who takes Synthroid (levothyroxine) or other thyroid replacement med, it is recommended that Calcium not be taken within 4 hours of thyroid hormone. Calcium chelates the thyroid hormone so there is not an optimal absorption of the synthroid.
- Submitted by MAAM0202 5/1/2010 in Staying Healthy | 2 Comments
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WORKNPROGRESS27 5/1/2010 9:54:00 AM

    Thank you I did not know that.
MAMMA3MONKEYS 5/7/2010 1:24:00 AM

    Actually, my medication (Levothyroxine) says I need to go 4 hours after taking it before I can take an antacid or a product with iron or calcium in it.

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