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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hyperphosphatemia.: Calcium binds with dietary phosphate causing it to be excreted in the stool. This prevents hyperphosphatemia which is an important concern in advanced ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
There is no specific: ...contraindication to taking these two supplements in the same 24 hour period. 1800 mg of calcium is 2x higher than the total recommended from food ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
36 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not really : Using antacid will reduce acicidity in your stomach briefly but not change course of gastroesophageal reflux disease per se. If you have gerd then the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Calcium: Calcium carbonate is well absorbed and very well tolerated.It is usually a preferable to take a low dose of vitamin d long with a calcium supplement. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience in General Practice
Seek medical help: Tums is calcium carbonate. Too much in the system can lead to digestive irritations, constipation and diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, muscle twitching ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Please discuss this with your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Since it contains no protein, it is nearly impossible to be an allergen. However you may be intolerant to it - just like anything you eat or drink.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends on goal: Tums (calcium carbonate) neutralize stomach acidity and can relieve symptoms of this including gerd. Tums (calcium carbonate) are a good source of ca ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below please: Glaxosmithkline consumer healthcare does not add aluminum during the manufacturing process of the tums® tablets but one of the raw materials used in t ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Sure: Military studies have shown that most medications are good for years to decades beyond the expiration date, though they may slowly lose efficacy over ... Read More
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