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Synonyms for antacid

acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

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market in 2010 due to supply issues stemming from recalls, the brand has updated Mylanta Maximum Strength's classic lemon mint liquid antacid/ antigas remedy to offer a smoother, creamier formulation that is joined by a vanilla caramel flavor, which is a new addition to the antacids category.
This should be an opportunity for non-gastroprokinetic antacids.
Of the private label antacids, IRI had Nexium with the most robust sales for the 12-week period, topping $24 million, a 13% jump from last year's sales.
The company for example represents Beaufour-Ipsen's Forlax in laxatives, Johnson & Johnson's Imodium in diarrhoeal remedies and Bristol-Myers Squibb's Carbophos in antacids.
Eno Refreshing Gel & Tab come in an attractive & innovative packaging & bring a completely refreshing dimension to antacids.
DISCUSSION: Antacids are commonly used drugs for the symptomatic relief of pain abdomen in acid peptic disease.
STOP IT Cut out rich food, eat little and often, take antacids and, if the pain doesn't get better in two weeks, see your doctor for further tests.
This study showed that coadministration of cation-containing antacids and levofloxacin use could lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Well-known brands include antacid remedies such as Rennies, and products which coat and protect the lining of your stomach and oesophagus, such as Gaviscon.
The treatments were equally successful in relieving indigestion, but by starting with over-the-counter antacids like Turns, Rolaids, Maalox, or Pepto-Bismol, a patient may be able to get satisfactory results without beginning treatment with more expensive prescription drugs.
FOR A MONTH BEFORE DELIVERY of her child, a woman suffered severe abdominal pain and vomiting, for which she took over-the-counter calcium carbonate antacids.
There are three main classes of OTC remedies: antacids (Turns, Rolaids, Maalox); histamine receptor, or H-2, blockers (Zantac, Pepcid); and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) (Prilosec OTC).
There's an ingredient you'll want to avoid that's likely to appear on the market some time in the future: antacids in toothpastes and mouthwashes.
Tums and other chewable antacids are an excellent source of calcium for people who find it hard to swallow pills.
BE MINDFUL OF DRUG INTERACTIONS: If you do experience heartburn or upset stomach, your first instinct may be to stock up on antacids or antidiarrheal medications.