Tums Regular Strength

Generic Name: Calcium carbonate

  • Other Names:

    Tums Regular Strength Assorted Fruit, Tums Regular Strength Peppermint
  • What is this medication?

    Tums Regular Strength is an antacid that is intended to relieve heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, or stomach upset associated with these symptoms. It may also be used as a calcium supplement.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Tums Regular Strength?

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are taking any prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    Do not take more than 15 tablets in 24 hours, and do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Tums Regular Strength?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are taking any prescription drug.

  • What are the possible side effects of Tums Regular Strength?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
  • What should I avoid while taking Tums Regular Strength?

    Do not take more than 15 tablets in a day or use the maximum dosage for longer than 2 weeks.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Tums Regular Strength?

    This product may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    If Tums Regular Strength is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Tums Regular Strength with any other medication.

  • What is the usual dosage of Tums Regular Strength?

    Chew 2 to 4 tablets as symptoms occur, or as directed by a doctor. When used as a calcium supplement, chew 2 tablets twice daily with meals.
  • How should I store Tums Regular Strength?

    Store at room temperature. Store below 30°C (86°F)