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Can I take Tums while taking Dexilant? No I also take

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Can I take Tums while taking Dexilant?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No I also take Plavix
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have Diabetis hypertention arrhythmias and 3 stents in my heart
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: Positive family history for heart disease health good lately also have high cholesterol and have started on Repatha
Submitted: 25 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 25 days ago.


Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

Do you suffer from acid reflux disease?

Do you suffer from anxiety or severe stress?

Any investigations so far?

Any change in bowel movements?

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 25 days ago.


Thanks for staying Online.


Thanks for all these additional details.

I can understand your concern.

Well, Dexlansoprazole is used to treat reflux disorder. It decreases stomach acid and relieves heartburn and swallowing problem.

Tums are the chewable tablets fortreating heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, and upset stomach.

Yes, you can take Tums while taking Dexilant. It would not have any negative interaction.

You can safely take it.

I have gone through all details, and have read about medications you are taking.

Please don't worry. You can safely take Tums.

Hope this helped

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 23 days ago.

Hi, just checking in to see how things are going.

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