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Friday, August 1, 2014
Should Calcium Supplements Be Taken With Magnesium & Zinc?
Should the calcium supplements I take (in addition to Fosamax) have magnesium & zinc?
It is generally not required to take additional magnesium or zinc. If you are in a state of very poor nutrition or have a poor diet, a good multivitamin and mineral tablet would be appropriate.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati