Asked by: Francesca Shabbetaimedical health digestive disorders
How many Tums can you take in 24 hours?
Last Updated: 25th April, 2020
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Beside this, how many Tums can you take at once?
The Tums label advises taking only a fewinone sitting, not exceeding 7,500 milligrams, whichdependingon the dosage (it comes in 500, 750, and 1,000 mg doses)canrange anywhere from 7 to 15 tablets.
Secondly, can you take too much antacid? There are side effects from taking toomanyantacids. The least important side effects areconstipation(aluminum-containing antacids) ordiarrhea(magnesium-containing antacids. The accumulatedaluminum maybe toxic. Having said all this, occasional use, evendaily use, ofantacids generally is safe.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what happens if you take too much Tums?
Serious side effects can happen with an overdose oroveruseof antacids. Side effects include constipation, diarrhea,change inthe color of bowel movements, and stomachcramps.
How long can you take Tums?
Antacids are a good treatment for heartburnthatoccurs once in a while. Take antacids about 1 houraftereating or when you have heartburn. If you aretakingthem for symptoms at night, DO NOT take themwithfood.