What is Tums?

Tums is an antacid made of sucrose (sugar) and calcium carbonate (CaCO3). It works in seconds to provide fast heartburn relief.

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I've had three episodes over the last several months, one just a few minutes ago, of intense pain in my stomach that radiates up...laid down and...

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You had intense pain in the stomach, radiates up, you laid down, keep arms...

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51 yr old female - taking Pariet & live on Tums for the past couple of mths - after eating have trouble breathing , hoarness, coughing, tired out...

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Welcome to HCM

Pariet is rabeprozole and this drug is commonly used in gastritis, ulcers or epigastric discomfort. The drug is not...

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Woke up inmiddle of night with what I thought was indegestion. Took two TUMS like I always do and went and sat at the ktchen table. All of a sudden...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that you might have bitten your tongue leading to swelling of your lips.


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