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What are the brand names for calcium carbonate?

Brand names for calcium carbonate include Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids, Tums, Alka-Mints, Calel-D, Caltrate 600, Chooz, Os-Cal 500, Titralac and others. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about the different brand-name versions of calcium carbonate, which is an antacid, and whether one might be better for you than another.

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