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Can Tums (calcium carbonate) cause high calcium level in blood test?

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Dr. Jared Fialkow
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Tums (calcium carbonate)

Tums (calcium carbonate) can increase the calcium in your blood levels.
When taken with meals, it acts as a binder of phosphorus and does not add as much to your blood. When taken without food, it increases calcium levels in your blood.

In brief: Tums (calcium carbonate)

Tums (calcium carbonate) can increase the calcium in your blood levels.
When taken with meals, it acts as a binder of phosphorus and does not add as much to your blood. When taken without food, it increases calcium levels in your blood.
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