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Can you take tums while prego???? What about dramamine????

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:15 AM on Nov. 27, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes you can take tums. Im not sure what the other medication is.

    Answer by serioussifL at 9:27 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • omg i go through like massive size bottle of tums all teh time. i have the worst heartburn this pregnancy! They sit on my nightstand! Dramamine, im going to say no.

    Answer by NaKeYJaKeYsMoMy at 9:37 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • Yes on Tums, I'm pretty sure it's no on the Dramamine. Ask your OB.


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:49 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • idk about the dramamine but tums were my best friend when i was pregnant :)

    Answer by sweet.lil.mama at 9:57 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • Tums with calcium added is even better! I was able to take Dramamine for a trip once, but check with your doctor!

    Answer by khedy at 10:14 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • My midwife told me i could take up to 6 tums in a 24 hour period once i started getting heartburn. After that, if i still had heartburn, i could take a pepcid.

    Answer by SandraJo at 11:00 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • I should say I was told by my OB to take the Dramamine...

    Answer by 1swtmomma at 11:17 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • Check with your doc on Dramamine. Mine said not at all in the first trimester, and after that, only if I absolutely needed it. I think it might be class C.

    Answer by jenwmuot at 11:24 AM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • Tums, yes...I took them multiple times a day during the entire third trimester. The dramamine, I'm not so sure about. Check with a doctor.

    Answer by StefanieN84 at 1:01 PM on Nov. 27, 2009

  • Dramamine--I dont think so. TUMS yes IN MODERATION!!!!! I have terrible heartburn/reflux while pregnant (i am having #4) and a word of warning, too many antacids can cause kidney problems!!!!! I just got over a kidney infection caused by taking too many tums. I was going thru 1 big bottle in probably less than a week :( I wish someone had told be long ago that I could take ZANTAC!!!! I still suffer from reflux but the Zantac helps a little more than the tums and I only have to take 2 a day. Good luck!

    Answer by KaRaBaSsEtT at 4:28 PM on Nov. 27, 2009

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