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TUMS DUAL ACTION
Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Drug Name:

TUMS DUAL ACTION OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Famotidine 10mg, calcium carbonate 800mg, magnesium hydroxide 165mg; chew tabs; berry- and mint-flavors; contains phenylalanine.

Company:
GlaxoSmithKline

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TUMS DUAL ACTION:

Relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach.

Adult:

Chew 1 tab as needed; max 2 tabs/day.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Do not use with other acid reducers (eg, H2 blockers, acid pump inhibitors). Calcium: reduces absorption of tetracyclines, possibly other drugs.

Pharmacological Class:

H2 blocker + antacids.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Chew tabs—25, 50, 85

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