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OYSTER SHELL CALCIUM
Antacid, Calcium Containing

Indications

Treats indigestion, gas, heartburn, peptic ulcers, and other conditions.

Brand Names


Tums
Caltrate 600
Tums E-X
Rolaids
Chewable Calcium
Tums Calcium For Life Bone Health
Chooz
Alkets
Gaviscon
QC Antacid Calcium Supp
OS-Cal 500
Calci-Chew
Health Care America Antacid
Tums Ultra
Titralac Extra Strength

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to medicines that contain calcium. Make sure your doctor knows if you have had hypercalcemia (too much calcium in your body).

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store at room temperature away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not freeze the oral liquid.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Severe stomach pain, vomiting
Muscle pain or severe weakness

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Diarrhea
Unpleasant or chalky taste
White-colored stools

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.