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Synonyms for antacid

acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

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In this double-blind, randomized study, 07 over the counter available antacids were assigned with single letter codes from A-G.
I've warned you about the dangers of antacids before.
But antacids will maintain their position as the largest digestive remedies subsector with consumers continuing to suffer the consequences of over-indulgence in food and drink.
Quinolones also tend to bind to antacids, iron, sucralfate, and older formulations of didanosine that had a built-in antacid.
The study has been partly sponsored by a drug firm which makes calcium- based antacids.
Both Kondraske and Bradley expect a significant portion of the sales from die new Rx-OTC antacids to be incremental.
If antacids are needed for more than 3 weeks, a doctor should be consulted.
Many antacids contain magnesium salts, which tend to induce diarrhea.
Antacids neutralize gastric acidity and inactivate the proteolytic activity of pepsin by buffering the hydrogen ions secreted by parietal cells.
Unlike delayed-release PPIs, ZEGERID products utilize one or more antacids in lieu of an enteric coating to protect the PPI, omeprazole, from gastric acid degradation.
NEW YORK -- The antacids category has gotten more crowded with the relaunches of Rolaids and di-gel.
In general, store brands play a huge role in the digestives business, accounting for 40% of antacid tablet sales, 53% of diarrhea tablets and 55% of liquid/powder antacids.
Over-the-counter antacids such as Tums[R], Rolaids[R], and Maalox[R] have not been shown to interfere with calcium absorption.
pylori eradication with a proton pump inhibitor and a course of antibiotics is recommended only for patients with ulcers, but eradication therapy could be more cost effective than the use of antacids for nonulcer dyspepsia patients because the H.
This could have implications for treatment, as antacids would not be of use if the acidity were in fact due to acidic pulmonary fluid.