Advisory 12 YearsDosage Information
Do not take Tums if you:
Have ever had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients (see ingredients list on side of pack).
Have kidney problems (eg kidney stones) or thyroid problems.
Are on a low phosphate diet. Have a high blood calcium level.
Are taking heart tablets called cardiac glycosides (eg digoxin).
Have Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (a tumour that secretes gastrin).
Are under 12 years.
Ask your doctor before you take Tums if you:
Have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars.
Are taking other medicines, such as tetracycline antibiotics, bisphosphonates (for your bones) or thiazide diuretics (water tablets).
How to take Tums.
For oral use. Adults and children aged 12 years and over: Suck or chew 1 or 2 tablets when needed, up to a maximum of 16 tablets (7 if you are pregnant) in 24 hours. Do not give to children under 12 years. Do not take more than the recommended dose.
If symptoms persist, see your doctor.
If you take too many tablets: Contact your doctor or casualty department.
Possible side effects: You may get constipation, wind or changes in your blood while using Tums. You may get heartburn after you stop taking the tablets.
If you do get any side effects, even those not mentioned, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine after the 'EXP' date shown on the pack.Further Information
Fast, effective relief from indigestion, heartburn and trapped wind.
Neutralises excess stomach acid.
Active Ingredient Each Tablet contains Calcium Carbonate 500 mg, Other Ingredients Each Tablet contains Dextrose, Maize Starch, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate and Sodium Saccharin, Flavours; Blackcurrant, Cherry, Lemon and Orange, Colours; Patent Blue V (E 131), Ponceau 4R (E 124), Quinoline Yellow (E 104) and Sunset Yellow (E 110), Colours E 110 & E 124 can cause allergic reactions, Each Tablet contains between 521 and 525 mg of Glucose (Dextrose)Net Content
36 x TabletsStorage
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 25 C.
Please Note: Whilst we (Doorstep Pharmacy) make every effort to ensure that all information is up to date, the information shown on this page should not replace the advice of a medical professional, and you should always refer to the patient information leaflet before taking any medication.