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are tums (calcium carbonate) good for gas?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Calcium supplements have been shown to have little benefit and several possible risks.
Answered on Dec 20, 2015

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flatus: There is reported to be a product called "tums anti-gas/antacid" as opposed to "tums antacid".
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is calcium carbonate and it is not a good treatment for any GI problems.
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Flatus: "tums anti-gas/antacid" can (vice Tums (calcium carbonate) antacid).
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Dr. Hillel Naon
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May or may not: Tums (calcium carbonate) is used to treat symptoms caused by too much stomach acid such as heartburn, upset stomach, or indigestion. Calcium carbonate ... Read More

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