antacid CALCIUM CARBONATE

Get an overview of ANTACID (calcium carbonate tablet, chewable), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in antacid can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as antacid.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: antacid

Generic Name: CALCIUM CARBONATE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: TABLET, CHEWABLE

Data Current As Of: 2018-12-10

active ingredient (in each tablet)

Calcium carbonate USP 750mg

purpose

Antacid

uses

relieves

warnings

ask a doctor before use if you have

ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

presently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

when using this product

  • do not take more than 10 tablets in 24 hours
  • if pregnant do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours
  • do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks except under the advice and supervision of a doctor

keep out of reach of children.

directions

  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: chew 2-4 tablets as symptoms occur, or as directed by a doctor
  • do not take for symptoms that persist for more than 2 weeks unless advised by a doctor

other information

  • each tablet contains: calcium 320mg
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • does not meet USP for assay

inactive ingredients

dextrose, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #5 aluminum lake (tartrazine), flavor, glycerin, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mineral oil

questions?

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