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Antacid, calcium containing (By mouth)

Treats indigestion, gas, heartburn, peptic ulcers, and other conditions.

Brand Name(s):

Alka-Mints, Antacid, Antacid Extra Strength, Cal-Gest, Calcium Antacid, Calcium Antacid Extra Strength, Caltrate 600, Chewable Calcium, Children's Pepto, Chooz, Family Pharmacy Calcium 500, Gas-X with Maalox, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Antacid, Good Sense Antacid, Good Sense Antacid Tablets

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to medicines that contain calcium. Make sure your doctor knows if you have had hypercalcemia (too much calcium in your body).

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid, Powder for Suspension, Tablet, Capsule, Chewable Tablet, Lozenge, Wafer, Long Acting Tablet

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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