How much Calcium does a 75 year old woman need a day?

Answers (1)

4 Aug 2011

The RDI (recommended daily intake) of Calcium in women over 65 is 1500mg.
If you are wanting to take it to prevent osteoporosis then the dose range is 2500 to 7500 mg/day in 2 to 4 divided doses.
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist for more advice.
http://www.drugs.com/dosage/calcium-carbonate.html

Votes: +0

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

What TYPE of calcium is best taken w/Levothyroxine?

I have just been told to take 1200mgs of calcium daily. I know NOT to take calcium too close to the time I take my thyroid med, but I heard that ...

1 answer 16 Jun 2010

31 year old woman trying to stop Oxycodone 30mg pills?

Hi. I am new to this site, so bear with me. I am a 31 year old woman and have been taking pain pills for 4 years. now. Started at low doses and went ...

4 answers 25 Nov 2010

What is a calcium channel blocker and what does that mean?

I was recently given an RX for HBP. In reading about the drug prescribed, Benazepril HCL, 40mg, it says it is a "calcium channel blocker." ...

1 answer 5 May 2013

What kind of calcium is in the Wellesse Calcium and vitamin D orange flavor?

Is it Calcium Citrate or what? Can' find the answer anywhere. Thanks

1 answer 4 Sep 2013

Calcium 600 D - Can too much calcium with vitamin d plus 200mg of d make me feel sick to my stomach?

... or exhausted? I am taking 2 citracal or calcium citrate Plus D3 which is 500IU a day I also take an additional 2000 of D as I have osteoporosis ...

1 answer 17 Nov 2013