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- What other names is Silicon known by?
- What is Silicon?
- How does Silicon work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Silicon.
Kidney stones can occur, though rarely, in people taking silicon-containing antacids for long periods of time.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Silicon is LIKELY SAFE when used in food amounts. Its safety in larger medicinal amounts is unknown. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
- For osteoporosis: dietary intakes of 40 mg of silicon seem to be linked with stronger bones than lower doses.
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