How many tums a day?

Recommended dose: 500 mg (1 piece) orally every 2 to 4 hours as needed. Maximum dose: 6000 mg/day (12 pieces/day) Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks. Liquid: Recommended dose: 1250 mg orally as needed for symptoms. Maximum dose: 7500 mg/day.

Are Tums bad for You? Taken in excess, Tums can be detrimental. The effects of too much sugar are widely known and include weight gain, higher risk for diabetes, higher risk for heart disease, etc.

Is it bad to take TUMS every day? Yes , over-the-counter antacid pills (Tums or the generic alternative) aren’t harmful–they can help reduce acid in your stomach and help you feel better when you’ve encountered a meal that doesn’t agree with you. They also contain calcium, so that’s great too. But, too much antacid can have backfiring effects for health.

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.

Can I overdose on Tums? Overdosing On Tums. Overdosing on tums is possible even for adults. Symptoms one may have after overdosing on Tums is nausea (with or without vomiting), loss of appetite, constipation, increased thirst (with or without dry mouth), and frequent urination.