Maybe. Antacids like Tums may cause side effects and interact with other medications, and are not a long-term solution to digestive problems. However, they may help relieve heartburn and other issues. Talk to your vet before administering Tums to your dog.
Up to half of pet poisonings are caused by medications meant for people. These drugs are tested on and intended for humans, not dogs or other pets. You should always keep medications out of reach of your dog, in sturdy containers, and consult your vet before dispensing Tums or other medications.
If you observe these side effects, consult your vet about adjusting or discontinuing usage:
- Loss of appetite
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