A 7-year-old female asked:
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can my 7 year old 45 lb daughter take tums (calcium carbonate) for heartburn type symptoms?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The components of this product are safe for kids.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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