I've always just taken caltrate since it comes with a good reputation.
Originally Posted by Castella
I know & that's why I bought it & I think it was rec'd too.

I recently read that taking more than 500 mg per dose is counterproductive, since the body won't absorb more than 500 mg max at a time and any extra amount just inhibits absorbtion.
Originally Posted by Castella
The second (most recent) person said to take it twice a day to come out to the 1200 to 1500 for the total daily amount. Sorry I didn't clarify.