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Is Tums (calcium carbonate) good for getting rid of indigestion or whatever this is?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Worth a try

Tums has bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) which acutely neutralizes acid, but its effects only last 1-2 hours tops.
You could certainly try it, but other than neutralizing acid, Tums does not do much.

In brief: Worth a try

Tums has bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) which acutely neutralizes acid, but its effects only last 1-2 hours tops.
You could certainly try it, but other than neutralizing acid, Tums does not do much.
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