Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Hydroxide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Hydroxide?

(KAL see um KAR bun ate & mag NEE zhum hye DROKS ide)

• This medicine is used for proper bone growth.

• This medicine is used to treat heartburn and indigestion.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take other medicines within 1 hour of this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Abnormal taste. This is usually reversible.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.

• Diarrhea.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control...

 
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