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is it ok to take tums while pregnant

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Keep taking the Tums for calcium. Zantac (ranitidine) is pregnancy category b so considered relatively safe during pregnancy. If Zantac (ranitidine) h ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Zantac (ranitidine) is a good drug to prevent acid reflux over time. It does not work immediately though. Tums are good for immediate relief of acid r ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Yes they are---do not take more than what is recommend on the package.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Tums (calcium carbonate) : Tums (calcium carbonate) is a pregnancy category c medication which means that not enough research has been done to know how safe it is during pregnan ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They are calcium carbonate.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU NEED: to call your OB-GYN for a suggestion Try Ice Water for the reflux .....the vomiting is more serious so call him/her! Dr Z
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
You could: I see no problem in doing so.
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Ahmed
36 years experience Internal Medicine
My : My advise is to contact your obstatrician prior to using any other medicine. Your baby safety is important to all of us.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: If you've tried over the counter Zantac (ranitidine) and tums, it would be best to see a physician to discuss your heartburn, address your risk factor ... Read More

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