Can i eat tums after a meal?

Do not eat when you take tums. If you take tums around the time you eat, the tums will not work. For some people, tums work their best if taken an hour after they eat. The relief lasts for 2 hours if you take tums after you eat.

What happens to your body when you take TUMS? Eating too many Tums may irritate your digestive tract, causing nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort and loss of appetite. Constipation is quite common with Tums. All antacids containing calcium tend to cause constipation, while antacids containing magnesium tend to produce diarrhea.


While it is generally considered safe to give a dog TUMS, this medication is not an ideal treatment for a canine’s upset stomach. Even though a moderate dose of the active ingredient in TUMS is unlikely to cause any major negative effects in a dog, it is also unlikely to provide any relief due to the way that dogs digest food.


Yes, tums are good for you, if you take 1 or 2 a day they are a good source of calcium. Also helps heartburn and an upset stomach, just do not overdose on it, take as its needed. Yes, tums are good for you, if you take 1 or 2 a day they are a good source of calcium.

answers.comWhen should you take TUMS?When should you take TUMS? If you know that you generally experience heartburn or acid indigestion at predictable times, like after eating certain foods, you may want to take Tums 1 hour after eating even if you don’t feel any symptoms yet. Take Tums at least 1 hour before or 4 hours after any other medications.

When should I take antacids? Antacids are a good treatment for heartburn that occurs once in a while. Take antacids about 1 hour after eating or when you have heartburn. If you are taking them for symptoms at night, DO NOT take them with food.

How does TUMS work and how long does it last?

How does TUMS work and how long does it last? TUMS® is an antacid that goes to work immediately by neutrilzing acid on contact. It provides fast relief from heartburn and upset stomach. How long TUMS® lasts will vary between user and based upon the exposure to heartburn triggers. How many TUMS® can I take?

Why are TUMS so good for the body? What do Tums do? The reason Tums work so well is because their main ingredient, calcium carbonate is basic and when exposed to the hydrochloric acid in your stomach, the carbonate group binds to the hydrogen. This gets rid of the free floating acid, but in the process frees up calcium ions, allowing them to be absorbed by the body.

Why are TUMS and antacids bad for your stomach? Now, if you use antacids not for reflux, but for an acidic feeling in the stomach, TUMS are STILL not your friend. Your problem is that your protective mucosa in the stomach is inflamed, not that you have too much acid. The digestive mucosa is the layer of cells lining your digestive tract.

What happens if you eat a bottle of TUMS? While death by Tums overdose is exceedingly rare, downing a bottles’ worth of Tums is ill-advised. The reason we have so much acid in our stomachs in the first place is because it’s a key component to digestion. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to break down food and therefore wouldn’t be able to absorb nutrients from it.