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A 56-year-old female asked:

i'm taking lansoprazole 30 mg a day is it safe to take over-the-counter antacids at the same time something like tums (calcium carbonate)?

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Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 13 years experience
Yes : It is ok to take additional antacid medication however i would let your doctor know that the prescription strength medicine is not working completely.

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