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    Antacid Extra Strength Tablet, Chewable

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Antacid Extra Strength Tablet, Chewable to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    FDB Only When Necessary: AVOID CHRONIC HIGH DOSE

    Nursing:

    No Known Risk: POOR GI ABSORPTION

    No Known Risk: EXCRETED IN ANIMAL STUDIES;POOR GI ABSORPTION

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: May cause diarrhea. Caution in renal impairment.

    management or monitoring precaution: May cause constipation. Overuse may affect bone mineralization.

    Giving Antacid Extra Strength Tablet, Chewable to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Rare risk of osteomalacia with high dose therapy.

    Severe Precaution: Not recommended under 6 years of age unless properly diagnosed.

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