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I swear my nutritionist told me one, twice a day. But now that I’m actually supposed to start my regimen after surgery, the paper she wrote me says 2 twice a day. Seems like a lot. Or maybe I’m just bitter cause it’s going to take a lot to get me through a month 😂 I’ll do whatever I have to, just wondering!

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I take 1000mg liquid calcium citrate (brand name Wellesse) every AM, mid-morning, and the same every PM, approximately mid- evening. If that seems excessive , that is the dosage a broken- down 73 year old seems to require 👵👓🌂

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I take 1500mg per day. I usually break them up 500mg 3X per day. My current preference is calcium chews in fruit flavors.

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we were told 1500 mg a day - but since your body can only absorb about 500 mg at one time, you have to split it up into three doses - taken at minimum two hours apart. I have osteoporosis, though, so I have to take 2000 mg a day - split into four doses.

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I take two soft chews per day, 500 mg each/total 1,000 mg /day

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650 3x a day. I've been told that we shouldn't take Iron within 2 hours of Calcium due to malabsorption.

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1500 per day in 500 mg increments and it cannot be taken within 2 hours of taking Iron supplement.

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