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What are examples of antacids?

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Antacids are medication that neutralize stomach acid to cut down on heartburn. Examples of antacids include:

  • Alka-Seltzer
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Alternagel, Amphojel
  • Gaviscon, Gelusil, Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Tums

From: Which OTC Meds Treat Heartburn? WebMD Medical Reference

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FDA.

American College of Gastroenterology.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 15, 2018

SOURCES: 

FDA.

American College of Gastroenterology.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 15, 2018

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