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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:

  • Aluminum hydroxide gel (Alternagel, Amphojel)
  • Calcium carbonate (Alka-Seltzer, Tums)
  • Magnesium hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia) 
  • Gaviscon, Gelusil, Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids
  • Pepto-Bismol

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FDA.

American College of Gastroenterology.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on April 25, 2020

SOURCES: 

FDA.

American College of Gastroenterology.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on April 25, 2020

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