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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Complicated: Reassess diagnosis with prescribing doctor. You may have developed tolerance to Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or other factors may be involved including ... Read More

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Do not use: Do not use Adult Extra Strength Tums in a preschooler. There is a children's version of Tums- dosage for this age is 1/2 chewable tab maximum 2 tabs i ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Okay but (Answer#10): Excessive use places you at risk of a calcium carbonate overdose. Also note that calcium may promote gastrin, which turns up acid production.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Rethink combination: Chronic administration of antacids may reduce serum salicylate concentrations in patients receiving large doses of aspirin or other salicylates. The m ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Heartburn: I don't see any harm in your taking occasional antacids like maalox or mylanta,but also avoid spicey foods, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and oily foods ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Tums (calcium carbonate): Tums is antacid made of sucrose (sugar) & calcium carbonate. It provides relief from acid indigestion & heartburn, by neutralizing stomach acid.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
C MD: Find out what the problem is; could be esophagitis (inflamed foodpipe), stomach or duodennal inflammation or ulcer, or bigger problem. Antacids like ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Yes. Tums is an antacid and trubiotic is a probiotic. They are safe to use together

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