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Fenton, MO
A 34-year-old female asked:

Is mylanta safe to take any time during pregnancy? i have really bad heartburn & tums (calcium carbonate) really doesn't help. thank you!

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Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xuanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No data.: Simethicone, or mylanta gas, has not been studied for adverse pregnancy effects. There is a similar agent that did not cause any adverse effects on rabbit pregnancies, though.
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