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Is it ok to take prilosec and tums (calcium carbonate) at the same time? i accidentally did this. should i be worried?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No problem: These 2 meds can be taken together. If you are taking Tums (calcium carbonate) as a sourse of calcium, the Prilosec will interfere with the absorption of calcium whether or not the meds are taken at the same time. Try calcium citrate instead (citracal).

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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can i take Prilosec and Tums (calcium carbonate) at the same time?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Yes: These are effective adjuncts for stomach acidity and for gerd. They do not interfere with each other and can be taken together.

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