A 10-year-old female asked:
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can my 10 year old take tums (calcium carbonate) she has a upset stomach from dranking a lot of egg nog ?

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: She can take TUMS (calcium carbonate) but it will not help nausea, just heartburn.
Answered on Apr 4, 2020

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