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Are Tums the best antacid

Updated: 9/7/2023
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No! TUMS are good BUT Rolaids dissolve easier and are quicker to neutralize acid. ***Personally neither of them are the best to me. They both have calcium. Too much calcium ends up causing acid reflux, which means you have to pop another tums or rolaids again. I think Gingera is the best antacid. Why? because it's all natural. It's effervescent and all you need to do is take it once for your indigestion or nausea to vanish.

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Yes, tums is a base, and most likely if you would need to take a medicine for "farts" you would probably have an upset stomach, and a base+acid=salt, which would calm your stomach

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Is tums or acid base?

Tums is an antacid, basic.


What is the scientific name for tums?

Tums is an antacid that is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is available over the counter for the treatment of acid indigestion and heartburn. The scientific name for Tums is calcium carbonate antacid.


What sort of Antacid tablets are there?

Tums, Rolaids


Which antacid Rolaids Tums or Equate is best at neutralizing acid?

Which ever one has the most Ca2C03, or calcium carbonate.


What is in Antacid tablets that make them relive stomach pain?

Tums, it contains calcium carbonate


Are rolaids available today?

Yes. Anywhere one can buy Pepto Bismol, Tums or any other antacid.


Are tums an acid or alkali?

Alkaline and act as antacids. TUMS is an antacid made of sucrose (sugar) and calcium carbonate. It provides relief from acid indigestion, heartburn, and indigestion ("sour stomach") and is considered a calcium supplement.


Why do your burps taste like grease?

You probably have heartburn. Take some Tums or other kind of antacid and it should go away.


Is solid antacid better for heartburn than liquid antacid?

yes, solid antacid is better than liquid because of the ingrediants, they seem to work better for relieving acid burns tums vs. gravison and then its gone tums wins, better, more drops of HCL means it works better but why? simply, it is known more longer and has been improved on for years, 1 tablet can do the job whereas the liquid, needs more mg do help it


Why do people take tums or another antacid when they have heartburn?

Because the calcium carbonate in the antacids help neutralise the excess acid in the stomach which is causing the discomfort.


Is it better to take Tums with water or another substance?

Nope, it is best to chew em up and swallow em as is. If you drink water you will dilute them and get less of an antacid result. If you are taking them for the calcium it is actually better to take them will a meal though.


Can I take tums with Quetiapine?

You should not take Tums (calcium carbonate) with Quetiapine without first consulting with your healthcare provider. Calcium carbonate can decrease the absorption of Quetiapine in your body, which may reduce its effectiveness. Therefore, it is important to check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking Tums or any other antacid with Quetiapine. Your healthcare provider can advise you on the best way to take your medications and whether any adjustments need to be made to your dosages or timing of administration.