Tums Regular Strength and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Tums Regular Strength (calcium carbonate).
calcium carbonate food
Moderate Food Interaction
Calcium absorption may be increased by taking it with food. However, foods high in oxalic acid (spinach or rhubarb), or phytic acid (bran and whole grains) may decrease calcium absorption. Calcium may be taken with food to increase absorption. Consider spacing calcium administration for at least 2 hours before or after consuming foods high in oxalic acid or phytic acid. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Tums Regular Strength drug interactions
There are 214 drug interactions with Tums Regular Strength (calcium carbonate).
Tums Regular Strength disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Tums Regular Strength (calcium carbonate) which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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