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Were you looking for information about Calcium Carbonate? Calcuim carbonate is a common misspelling of calcium carbonate.
 
Calcium carbonate is commonly used as a calcium supplement and as an antacid. It works as a supplement by supplying the body with calcium, to help keep the bones and teeth strong. As an antacid, calcium carbonate works to relieve heartburn or indigestion by neutralizing stomach acid. Some people may be more likely to experience problems due to this supplement, so you should consult your healthcare provider before using it if you have kidney disease, kidney stones, or high or low phosphate levels in the blood.
 
(Click Calcium Carbonate for more information on how calcium carbonate works, to find out why this nutrient is important, and for a list of potential side effects of this product.)
 
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