Can I take Tums when I'm pregnant?

Answer On One Hand: Considered SafeHormones present during pregnancy cause the muscle in the esophagus to relax, sending stomach acids back up the esophagus, which in turn causes heartburn and acid reflux... Read More »

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What is the chemical formula for Tums?

The original Tums contains a single active ingredient: calcium carbonate, which has the formula CaCO3. New Tums Dual Action adds the ingredients famotidine and magnesium hydroxide, according to the... Read More »

Is it bad for a one year old baby to eat a tums?

It could harm the sensitive lining of their stomachs.

Can you give a three month old baby tums for gas?

No! Are you burping the baby properly after feeding? That should help alleviate the problem. Also, breastfed babies have less gas than bottlefed babies do. Bottle-feeding could be causing the problem.

Major heartburn, doctor says to use tums?

I tried apple cider vinegar on its own for heartburn and it helped a bit but really left my throat burning for a while, worse than it was initially. I use a product called Stops Acid Reflux now tha... Read More »