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calcium lactate (cont.)

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking calcium lactate (Ridactate)?

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have:

If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to take calcium lactate, or you may need a dose adjustment or special tests during treatment.

Talk to your doctor before taking calcium lactate if you are pregnant.

Talk to your doctor before taking calcium lactate if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take calcium lactate (Ridactate)?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Calcium lactate works best if you take it with food.

Take calcium lactate with a full glass of water.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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