calcium carbonate antacid - oral, Dicarbosil, Rolaids, Titralac,
GENERIC NAME: CALCIUM CARBONATE ANTACID - ORAL (KAL-see-um KAR-buh-nate)
BRAND NAME(S): Dicarbosil, Rolaids, Titralac, Tums
USES: This medication is used to treat symptoms caused by too much stomach acid such as heartburn, upset stomach, or indigestion. It is an antacid that works by lowering the amount of acid in the stomach.
HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth as directed. For the chewable form, chew the medication well before swallowing. For the liquid form, shake the bottle well before each dose. Follow all directions on the product package. Do not take more than the maximum recommended dose stated on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Do not take the maximum dose of the medication for more than 2 weeks unless directed by your doctor. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
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