How can hypercalcemia be prevented?

Not all hypercalcemia can be prevented, but avoiding excess intake of calcium pills and calcium-based antacid tablets is recommended. Be sure to talk with your doctor if you have a family history of high calcium, kidney stones or parathyroid conditions. Avoid taking dietary supplements, vitamins or minerals without first discussing them with your doctor.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 07/02/2018.


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