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Drug Name:

TUMS ULTRA OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Calcium (as carbonate) 1000mg; chew tabs; assorted berry, peppermint, assorted fruit, or tropical fruit flavors.

Company:
GlaxoSmithKline

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TUMS ULTRA:

Acid indigestion, heartburn, upset or sour stomach.

Adult:

2–3 tabs as symptoms occur; max 7 tabs/day for 2 weeks.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypoparathyroidism.

See Also:

TUMS

TUMS E-X

TUMS E-X SUGAR FREE

TUMS SMOOTHIES

Pharmacological Class:

Antacid.

Interactions:

Calcium blocks absorption of tetracyclines. May affect absorption of other drugs. Absorption blocked by corticosteroids, foods such as rhubarb, spinach, bran.

Adverse Reactions:

Hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria.

Generic Availability:

Tums, E-X, Ultra (YES); Smoothies, E-X sugar free, Quik Pak (NO)

How Supplied:

Tums—12, 36, 150; Smoothies—12, 36, 60, 140; E-X—36, 48, 96, 200, 330; E-X Sugar Free—80; Ultra—36, 72, 160, 265


Data provided by MPR.

Indications for TUMS ULTRA:

Calcium supplement.

Adult:

Chew 2 tabs once or twice daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypoparathyroidism. Assure adequate Vit. D intake.

See Also:

TUMS

TUMS E-X

TUMS E-X SUGAR FREE

TUMS SMOOTHIES

Pharmacological Class:

Antacid.

Interactions:

Calcium blocks absorption of tetracyclines. May affect absorption of other drugs. Absorption blocked by corticosteroids, foods such as rhubarb, spinach, bran.

Adverse Reactions:

Hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria.

Generic Availability:

Tums, E-X, Ultra (YES); Smoothies, E-X sugar free, Quik Pak (NO)

How Supplied:

Tums—12, 36, 150; Smoothies—12, 36, 60, 140; E-X—36, 48, 96, 200, 330; E-X Sugar Free—80; Ultra—36, 72, 160, 265


Data provided by MPR.

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