Is it ok to give my 2 year old a half of 400mg tums for heartburn?

Answer Yes.

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Major heartburn, doctor says to use tums?

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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.

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

It could harm the sensitive lining of their stomachs.

What should we do if a 2 year old accidentally swallowed 2 tablets of tums?

I think he's fine, all it is is calcium. I wouldn't let him do it again, though. If you're really concerned call poison control. 1-800-222-1222