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Tums During Pregnancy

Tums during pregnancy

What is tum? Tums antacid goes to work in seconds to provide fast heartburn relief. It’s an over the counter chewable antacid. The medication is used to treat symptoms caused by too much stomach acid, heartburn, upset stomach, or indigestion.  It is also used to treat or prevent calcium deficiency.

Can You Take Tums During Pregnancy?

Taking tums during pregnancy is considered safe.  Tums provides safe heartburn relief for women who are pregnant. The tums helps with pregnancy symptoms such as gas, reflux, bloating, indigestion, and heartburn. 

Taking tums occasional does not harm the baby.  Before taking any types of drugs or oral calcium carbonate during pregnancy it’s recommended to consult with your physician.

Is Tums Safe During Early Pregnancy

Tums is safe to take during the first trimester.  Make sure to take it with moderation. Extremely overdoses of calcium carbonate may be risky to your baby.

Tums FDA Pregnancy Category

Tums is assigned in Category C, even though is considered safe for pregnant women because of the lack of research it still highly recommended to seek medical advice whether to take tums or not.

What Is The Recommended Dosage Of Tums During Pregnancy?

We highly recommend speaking with your physician about the amount of tum dosage to take during pregnancy.  It not recommended taking more than seven regular strength tablets within a spam of 24 hours.

Tums While Breastfeeding

Yes, it is absolutely safe for a breastfeeding mom to take antacids as directed from her physician.  The calcium is absorbed into the bloodstream, but it does not have a significant effect when breast-feeding.  Make sure not to exceed the daily allowance while breastfeeding, which is 1,200 mg. 

Seek doctor consultation to understand all the potential effects on taking calcium carbonate oils.  Taking tums occasionally will not cause any harm to the baby.

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