Calcium Carbonate Powder
CONCENTRATION OF CALCIUM CARBONATE
This form of Calcium Carbonate is considered USP grade and does not contain any fillers. It is made up of about 40% Calcium by weight.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CALCIUM CARBONATE
This supplement should be avoided by anyone that is pregnant or nursing. Any side effects from Calcium Carbonate are rare and typically only occur if suggested serving sizes are not adhered to. The worst side effects are loss of appetite, increased frequency of urination and dry mouth.
Calcium has the potential to bind to many different medications and to reduce the level of acidity in stomach acid or urine. While this would not necessarily neutralize them, it could cause their effectiveness to be diminished significantly. Taking this supplement should be discussed with a health care professional if this is a concern.