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

What is Calcium Carbonate and Simethicone?

(KAL see um KAR bun ate & sye METH i kone)

• This medicine is used for proper bone growth.

• This medicine is used to lower high phosphate levels.

• This medicine is used to relieve excess gas in the stomach.

• This medicine is used to treat heartburn and indigestion.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• 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.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening...