A 63-year-old male asked:

I have switched after using ppi for gerd for over 4 years to tums (calcium carbonate) (3000mg daily) since 2 months and do not feel any difference/ is it ok to continue?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Frank Pancotto
48 years experience
Yes: Ppi prevent acid reflux from happening tums treats acid immediately.
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Last updated May 12, 2013


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