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Possible Interaction: Prednisone and Calcium Supplement

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Prednisone induced a rapid increase in the level of daily calcium excretion that was not evident with deflazacort.
Arthritis and rheumatism  •  1991  |  View Paper
Multiple logistic regression analysis showed that the cumulative prednisone dose was the risk factor for osteopenia, while taking calcium and alfacalcidol were protective factors.
Zhonghua nei ke za zhi  •  2017  |  View Paper
Serum calcium decreased during prednisone (p<0.05), but when prednisone was given together with calcium , an increase of serum calcium was found.
This dip also occurred during prednisone and vitamin D treatment, but did not occur when calcium was added to prednisone, although the baseline value was lower at the start of combined treatment with prednisone and calcium.
Clinical Rheumatology  •  2005  |  View Paper
The study shows that plasma calcitonin level in response to a calcium injection is increased after 1 wk treatment with prednisone.
The Netherlands journal of medicine  •  1990  |  View Paper
It is suggested that patients who are receiving prednisone should be advised to use supplemental calcium.
Clinical and experimental rheumatology  •  1988  |  View Paper
Calcium balance became less negative with prednisone treatment.
Archives of internal medicine  •  1979  |  View Paper
Prednisone therapy diminished both the spontaneous absorption of calcium and that produced by vitamin D. In the three patients studied before treatment the serum-antirachitic activity was low or normal, and no abnormal increase occurred during vitamin-D administration.
British medical journal  •  1964  |  View Paper