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   Antacid Extra

Antacid Extra
Calcium Carbonate Chews


Antacid Extra is an antacid used to relieve upset stomach, heartburn or gas caused by stomach acid.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Antacid, Tums, X-Strength Antacid, Calcium Antacid Extra Strength, Tums Calcium For Life Pms, Tums Calcium For Life, V-R Antacid, Antacid Extra Strength, Calcium Antacid, Acid Relief Extra Strength, Sb Antacid, Mylanta, Antacid Chew, Antacid E-X, Titralac Extra Strength
 
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Antacid, Tums, X-Strength Antacid, Calcium Antacid Extra Strength, Tums Calcium For Life Pms, Tums Calcium For Life, V-R Antacid, Antacid Extra Strength, Calcium Antacid, Acid Relief Extra Strength, Sb Antacid, Mylanta, Antacid Chew, Antacid E-X, Titralac Extra Strength

Uses
Antacid Extra is an antacid used to relieve upset stomach, heartburn or gas caused by stomach acid.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, tiredness, and weakness.

How To Use
  • Take this by mouth as directed.
  • Chew thoroughly and swallow.
  • Do not swallow the tablets whole.
  • Follow each dose with a full glass of water.
  • Do not increase the dose or take this more often than prescribed.
  • If you feel your dose is not effective, consult your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Antacid Extra is generally well tolerated.
  • Constipation or stomach cramps may occur.
  • Notify your doctor if they continue or become severe.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: loss of appetite, vomiting, dizziness, headache.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking this, tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease, any allergies.
  • Avoid taking more doses than recommended.
  • Antacid Extra is considered safe for use during pregnancy or breast-feeding when used as directed.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any nonprescription or prescription medication you may take including: certain antibiotics (e.g., tetracyclines, quinolones), demeclocycline, methacycline, verapamil (a calcium channel blocker), quinidine, sodium polystyrene sulfonate, iron-containing products.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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