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Tums® (Calcium Carbonate) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

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Tums® (calcium carbonate) is a medication used to treat high levels of phosphorus in the body. This pamphlet explains why people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) need this medication and how to use it. 

This pamphlet is also available in French: FF85-2236
TumsMD (carbonate de calcium) et maladies rénales

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