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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 and Hypercalcemia

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in tums such as the antacid it contains is not good at high...
" ...you did is very dangerous. Tums have alot of calcium and ...could cause a condition called hypercalcemia (elevated calcium levels in the ...the other medication in tums such as the antacid it contains is not... "

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help calm hunger and tummy rumbles, but that many is not...
" Tums help calm hunger and tummy rumbles, but that many is not a good idea. Tums are also a source of calcium, but.. \"Hypercalcemia, or an overabundance of calcium... "

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help calm hunger and tummy rumbles, but that many is not...
" Tums help calm hunger and tummy rumbles, but that many is not a good idea. Tums are also a source of calcium, but.. \"Hypercalcemia, or an overabundance of calcium... "

week it got SEVERE - like this constant incredible burning...
" I 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 happened ...I was having to take so many... "

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that prolongued use of tums, rolaids, etc... might develop...
" ...do know that prolongued use of tums, rolaids, etc... might develop in hypercalcemia... and turn into stones.. (bladder ...\\\"x\\\" thing because it also has vitamin D... just like with ...vitamin C but you... "

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

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

long lasting. I use Tums only for \"breakthrough\" acid. Yo...
" ...not 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...
" ...word 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 painful ...when I do, I have to go... "

o I started taking tums to help with PMS. Now I'm wonderin...
" ...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... "

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