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Aluminum Magnesium Antacid
ROLAID: Rolaid contains 1calcium carbonate 2magnesium hydroxide 3simethicone. ...Read more
I'm currently taking nitrofurantoin. It says not to take antacids with magnesium trisilicate. Can I take Tums (calcium carbonate) which contain magnesium stearate?
Can i take allegra (fexofenadine) and omeprazole together? It said not to take magnesium antacids with allegra (fexofenadine).
A valuable resource: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is 1 option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also a good source of info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post Whipple so must take antacids and enzymes. guidance says avoid calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide antacids. Any alternatives please?
Alternatives: The problem is most antacids are from the 2 chemicals but you can use Gaviscon which is a little different and so could be used without over use. However I do not know if you can use meds or are on the H2 receptor blockers (Zantac, Pepcid, (famotidine) Axid) These can help with the heartburn as well. You can try these and see. I hope it is some help but depends on your provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get bad pain in elbows, hips, knees and under my feet, especially mornings.Magnesium, vitamins and antacid don't help.What can it be and what can I do?
ANTACIDS: These antacids are salts that act as buffers for neutralizing acid. The difference is which type of salt. ...Read more
Can I try 3-4 TUMS (calcium carbonate) for severe leg cramps while on Prednisone? I do take multivitamin & a Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium supplement. Have OA. Any harm?
Possibly: TUMs (calcium carbonate) may affect the absorption of other medications. Also if they have calcium in them you do not want to go above 1,500 mg of calcium a day because of the risk of kidney stones. Also you said you have OA and we typically do not use Prednisone for that condition. Please make certain of your diagnosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Metal burden: Burden beause (in theory) it is not enough to poison. We all have metal burden beause of the way that we have built our civilization. Aluminum is one of the toxic metals. ...Read more
Don't know: Go to walgreens (or similar) and read the bottles' ingredients. ...Read more
I'm taking azithromycin, i know in supposed to avoid antacids. Can i take it with nuun electrolyte tablets which have magnesium sulfate? I am having diarrhea thus the nuun.
Depends on…: Frequency & severity of symptoms: mild, occasional heartburn can be relieved by otc antacids (tums/rolaids/mylanta/gaviscon). More frequent/severe may require otc h2 acid blocker (zantac/axid/tagamet/pepcid). Severe/frequent symptoms: try otc/rx ppi (prilosec/prevacid/protonix). Dietary changes help, too: no caffeine/soda, fried/fatty foods, spicy foods, onions, acidic foods (tomatoes, lemon, lime. ...Read more
Theoretically: Lack of stomach acid can cause impaired release of B12 from food. Typical antacids (tums, mylanta, etc) and intermittent use of other agents are not likely sufficient to affect this in any clinical way, but proton pump inhibitors such as Omeprazole when taken daily for long periods of time can cause vit B12 deficiency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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