If your child is having symptoms or you don't know the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
If your child ate antacid tablets, give them a few sips of water and watch for constipation.
My toddler ate Tums/antacid tablets. What should I do?
Antacid tablets are minimally toxic. If your child ate antacid tablets, give them a few sips of water and monitor for signs of constipation.
Eating antacid tablets doesn’t usually cause symptoms, but your child may experience constipation.
If symptoms last more than 2-3 days, Call IPC now at 1-800-222-1222.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
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