A 43-year-old member asked:
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can i take prilosec and tums (calcium carbonate) at the same time?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These are effective adjuncts for stomach acidity and for gerd. They do not interfere with each other and can be taken together.
Answered on Jul 20, 2020

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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 ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
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Sure: Yes u may. But why would do it and wean off one drug, to take two for the same effect?
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is often done until Prilosec starts to kick in which can take up to 3 days.
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