Does calcium supplementation in adults increase the risk of kidney stones?
Calcium supplementation does lead to a very small increase in the risk of kidney stone formation in adult women. This increased risk equates to 1 additional patient developing symptomatic nephrolithiasis in 274 women taking a calcium supplement for 7 years (SOR: B, RCT and cohort study).
Evidence-Based Practice 19, no. 4 (2016): 13