antacid


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Synonyms for antacid

acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

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This study showed that coadministration of cation-containing antacids and levofloxacin use could lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
A second type of antacid medication, known as Ranitidine, can be tried if PPI treatment fails.
The two antacids act fast to effectively neutralise excess acid in the stomach, while the extra reflux suppressant works by quickly forming a protective coating on top of the stomach contents to prevent acid rising back up the oesophagus (food pipe) and causing heartburn pain.
In earlier, buffered formulations of didanosine, administration with an antacid (buffer) provides protection from degradation by stomach acid.
You may be developing complications that need medical or surgical treatment if you have any of these warning signs: heartburn several times a week; it returns once your antacid wears off; symptoms persist even though you are taking prescription medications; difficulty swallowing; vomiting blood; and/or black stools.
It may last from a few minutes to a few hours and may be relieved by eating or by taking antacids.
The FDA has received five reports of consumers who used Maalox Total Relief, which contains bismuth subsalicylate, when they had intended to use one of the traditional Maalox antacid products, which contain aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone.
If you're taking any antacid, remember that it can affect the levels of a number of medications.
Participating employee A purchased an antacid, an allergy medicine, a pain reliever and a cold medicine from a pharmacy without a prescription to treat personal injuries or sickness and also bought dietary supplements without a prescription to maintain general health and submitted substantiated claims for these expenses to N's plan.
Company, Chicago, IL, has stopped shipping Surpass Antacid chewing gum.
Quinolones also tend to bind to antacids, iron, sucralfate, and older formulations of didanosine that had a built-in antacid.
Check the antacid shelf in the grocery store for chewable calcium carbonate.
Many people obtain relief by standing upright or by taking an antacid that clears acid out of the esophagus.
Although most over-the-counter antacid products are considered perfectly safe, Dr.