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Can you overdose on TUMS?

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Asked by campbellb3421 at 12:54 AM on May. 31, 2011 in Health

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  • you can reach a toxic level of any medication... best to follow recommended doses unless your doc says otherwise


    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:56 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:57 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • Do you have symptoms of overdose?
    Abdominal pain
    Bone pain
    Irregular heartbeat
    Muscle twitching


    Answer by MMXI at 12:58 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • I didnt take too much im just curious as to if it is possible

    Comment by campbellb3421 (original poster) at 1:01 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • Sort of. You can get constipated severely but that's pretty much all it can do. Now I was told that it contains aluminum. If this is the case, Alzheimer's disease can occur. The aluminum can collect in the brain causing Alzheimer's later on. This is a fact. Same with Rolaids. So be careful.

    Answer by DDWay at 1:02 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • Yes, it tells you not to take over a certian amount on the bottle. I never tried it to see what it would do though!! :)

    Answer by Frogbaby83 at 1:41 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • Yes. If you have problems that persis\st see a doctor . You should never stay long on over the counter medications and never overdose . .I don't buy over the counter meds except for aspirin and tylenol.

    Answer by janet116 at 3:20 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • I sure hope not because I pop those suckers like

    Answer by Molly4630 at 3:50 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

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