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Do Tums Make You Constipated
Why is acid reflux causing me constipation and a lot of burping? Can you advice me any cure? I am taking Tums (calcium carbonate) by the way. Negative for hpylori.
Am I pregnant? Unprotected sex 2 months ago. Had 2 periods, neg. Tests been having digestion issues constipation, diarrrhea, burning tum & never hungry
Probably not: If you've had 2 negative tests there are probably other reasons why you feel this way. Just being nervous and anxious can throw your cycle off and cause digestion issues. I'd say follow up with your doctor soon ...Read more
My father in law is having diarrhea n constipation after chemo on Friday is it safe to take Tums (calcium carbonate) he has cll?
Tums (calcium carbonate): Hi, I don't think there is any interaction between Chemo medication and Tums, (calcium carbonate) so it's ok. ...Read more
I take stool softeners to deal with my constipation. The result is too many trips to the bathroom. I was told to take tums (calcium carbonate). I am not sure it works.?
I have stomach spasms at night only when im trying to sleep. Also for 3 months I have bad gas/acid. Tums (calcium carbonate) works for a bit, docs say constipation? Why?
Persistent constipation after taking prescription antacids. Remained long after quitting. What's the cure?
Laxative foods/bev: Calcium carbonate is an ingredient in many antacids. Aluminum also does the same. Magnesium is more of a laxative and that is why many liquid laxatives mix aluminum and magnesium to balance the constipation/diarrhea effects of both. Stick to adding more fruits, veggies, juices, water to enhance softer bowel movements. If you do fiber-fill up with more fluids1. ...Read more
Can antacids cause constipation? I took one yesterday and since then my poops feel incomplete and I have to strain
I have permanent indigestion/heartburn which I treat with OTC antacids, alternating constipation & diarhea, constant l/back ache. What could it be?
Ulcer: Late ulcer symptoms include those you have listed. ...Read more
Got constipated taking too much calcium carbonate, took prune juice and castor oil, feeling somewhat better, how long will my abdomen be bloated?
Calcium: Calcium tends to constipate people and thus I usually advise people to take magnesium to counteract this effect along with vit D3 to help absorb the calcium. You will likely be bloated as long as you remain constipated. Question is why did you start taking calcium in the first place. If that was for heartburn, reflux may be a cause for bloating as well. ...Read more
Have dull pain in upper abdomen that feels like bloating but it's lasted for 3 days. Fairly persistent. Antacid does not help and not constipated.?
Nexium and tums are 2 different medications. Perhaps it would be best for you to take Nexium before, and tums later if the problem persists.
Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: There won't be any interaction between the two. ...Read more
Celexa (citalopram): Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I take 2 or more tums before bed, my urine the next morning is cloudy. If I take them during the day, urine isn’t cloudy. Why?
Hello I am really worried as I keep snapping at my boyfriend and its not like I no I am doing it and its everyday. And I keep getting pains in my tum?
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more
You may take antacids with your medication. It would be prudent to inform your doctor of all the medications, including over the counter and herbals that you take, preferably before taking those.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Not likely toxic:
A good number to keep at hand is the national poison control number : 1-800-222-1222
the above ingestion is unlikely to bother a 7yo, but you can get specific guidance by talking with the poison control center staff. Do not induce vomiting. ...Read more
! 2 tums will pass. Drink plenty of water. How tall are you? Unless you are more than 6 feet tall, you are probably overweight. The sooner you address your weight issue the better, You need to reduce your intake of food and increase physical activity - easier said than done.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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