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sidse

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I have ordered my first lot of Prelief from Amazon but wondered if rennies could be used as a cheaper alternative?
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Hi sidse
Am sure you will receive more comments. here is a comparison and note that BHUK have info, for members, on medical trial for Prelief.
Serving Size: 2 Tablets
Calcium (as calcium glycerophosphate)    130 mg    15%
Phosphorus (as calcium glycerophosphate)
Prelief® – This product is a calcium glycerophosphate, a food-grade mineral classified as a dietary supplement, for use with acidic foods and beverages, it acts as an alkalising agent to enable some with IC/PBS to tolerate certain foods that may cause irritation. Prelief® comes in two forms, powder or tablets. It is available from Amazon or from the BHUK Shop - click here --Welcome to the BHUK Shop  Bladder Health UKBladder Health UKBladder Health UK conducted a Prelief® trial in 1998, for trial results please contact us (only available for members).

Here are ingredients for Rennie
Rennie Spearmint Ingredients. Each tablet contains calcium carbonate 680mg, magnesium carbonate 80mg, sucrose and glucose 250mg amongst other ingredients – please see leaflet for more information.
Rennie Spearmint | Heartburn & Indigestion Tablets | Rennie


As you can see they contain different ingredients, and am sure if Rennies worked as well as Prelief, we would all be more than happy to find a cheaper solution.

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Thank you. I can see that you are right - if Rennies worked then there would be no market for Prelief. I just don't understand why other companies don't sell it, especially in this country as there can't be a patent on it. I notice that some members use Tumms. Aren't they also just calcium carbonate? 
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Hello sidse

As you know we are all different and react different, so maybe Tums would work for some, but again as I understand they are Calcium Carbonate with additives,as opposed to Prelief containing , calcium glycerophosphate.

I am no Chemist or Doctor, can only relate my personal experience, and would not be with out Prelief, Doh!!

Do contact the Office tomorrow, as they will have all the latest info to maybe assist you.

And if you try Tums or Rennies and then the Prelief you have ordered, do post and let us know how you get on, and really hope you will find relief.




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