I am 28 weeks pregnant an experiencing extreme gas pains. i've tried walking around and a couple yoga positions. still didn't work. can i take tums (calcium carbonate)?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Urgent Care 19 years experience
I wouldn't: Pregnancy is delicate and adding medicines can sometimes interfere with this balance. Tums (calcium carbonate) is category C which means it may not be safe in pregnancy. I would see your doctor to check the baby inside and check your urine for infection. Good luck
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 27, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.