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

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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

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