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TUMS is an antacid made of sucrose (sugar) and calcium carbonate manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline in St.Louis, Missouri, USA. It is a n...
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Tums & Hypercalcemia

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Tums
Hypercalcemia
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week it got SEVERE - like this constant incredible burning...
" ...had been taking Tums since 20 weeks or so when my heartburn started. Then last week it got SEVERE - like this constant incredible burning. Just unbearable! It ...having to take so many Tums ever... "

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that prolongued use of tums, rolaids, etc... might develop...
" ...know that prolongued use of tums, rolaids, etc... might develop in hypercalcemia... and turn into stones.. ...thing because it also has vitamin D... just like ...but you also took a tablet o... "

the calcium in TUMS) can cause muscle cramps. Just wanted...
" Tums=Leg Cramps Hi there, So I've ...night that EVERTIME I take TUMS before going to bed I ...find out excess calcium (like the calcium in TUMS) can cause muscle cramps. Just wanted to share ... "

is not likely that tums is the cause. Find a new doctor or...
" ...body adjusts and simply takes calcium from the bones. When ...is not likely that tums is the cause. Find a new ...calcium levels. Read up on hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism by sear... "

is long lasting. I use Tums only for \"breakthrough\" acid....
" ...INSTANT relief, there is tums for that, but it is long lasting. I use Tums only for \"breakthrough\" acid. You shouldn't thale more than 10 Tums per day bc of the excess calcium which can lead to... "

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#1, that 4 months after birth, I had a huge kidney stone...
" ...of CAUTION to you tums-takers. I ate so many tums with #1, that 4 months after birth, I had a huge kidney stone from the excess calcium. It was almost a ...I do, I have to go throw-up ,so I d... "

weeks ago I started taking tums to help with PMS. Now I'm...
" ...two weeks ago I started taking tums to help with PMS. Now I'm wondering about the calcium deal. I take about ...asleep. Now I'm worried about hypercalcemia! UGH! I need to get... "

then eating loads of tums (excess calcium can e absorbed...
" ...Safer then eating loads of tums (excess calcium can e absorbed by the... "

what will? I can't take TUMS, as she said I can't handle...
" ...close to puking up acid right now, and I don't know what to do. I just took a Zantac 150, the maximum ...will? I can't take TUMS, as she said I can't handle the excess calcium right now. Th... "

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last pregnancy, I took a lot of Tums. I decided not to do...
" ...pregnancy, I took a lot of Tums. I decided not ...I knew about the Tums/calcium/calcification connection, but just because ...be a connection to excess calcium supplementation and calcificati... "

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