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Old 06-16-2013, 22:28   #1
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Help, please...ideas? I have such a hard time taking calcium pills. I've never found one that is easy to take. They are so big and hard for me to swallow...does anyone have one that is smaller even if I have to take more pills to get the proper amount of calcium? I'm so scared of getting strangled on them. It's happened a few times now.




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Citracal Petites maybe?

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You could check if they have to be swallowed whole or if it's ok to crush them. If that's ok you could do that and mix them with youghurt for instance.

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My MIL takes gummy calcium that she chews. She isn't diabetic so I'm not sure of the carbs in them.

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I tried those some years back and didn't like them. Mine were supposed to taste like chocolate candy. I'm looking at the Petties on Amazon and also thinking of crushing the large Citracals I have on hand to try in the yogurt. Waiting to see if anyone else has an idea.

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Have you ever tried swallowing them whole in yogurt? That's a common trick to get pills to slide right down. That or applesauce, but we know what we think of applesauce

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I think they make calcium supplements in both liquid and powder forms. We were at a health food store yesterday, and were looking at magnesium, and they had that in both of those forms. One, I think, made a kind of fizzy drink.

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i'll check that out.

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There are definitely liquid calcium supplements out there, in many flavors!

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