How Calcium interacts with cimetidine

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Proven

Studies have shown that cimetidine can lower calcium levels. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be 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.