How Calcium interacts with cimetidine

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Proven

Studies have shown that cimetidine can lower the amount of calcium in the body. Check with your healthcare professional to determine if supplementation with this nutrient is necessary. (1) (2)


  1. View Abstract: Ghishan FK, Walker F, Meneely R, et al. Intestinal calcium transport: effect of cimetidine. J Nutr. Dec1981;111(12):2157-61.
  2. View Abstract: Edwards H, Zinberg J, King TC. Effect of cimetidine on serum calcium levels in an elderly patient. Arch Surg. Aug1981;116(8):1088-9.