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A 34-year-old member asked:

Does tums (calcium carbonate) help with upset stomach?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
Yes: It neutralizes excess acid in your stomach. If you need it frequently, however, see your doctor.

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Can any of the ingredients in extra strength Tums (calcium carbonate) cause upset stomach?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
It shouldn't: If taken as directed, there should be no problem.

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