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Antacid

Lowers acidity of stomach contents Treat GERD or PUD

Examples

  • Aluminium Hydroxide
  • Aluminium Hydroxide + Simethicone
  • Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Magnesium Hydroxide + Aluminium Hydroxide
  • Magnesium trisilicate + Aluminium Hydroxide
  • Magaldrate
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Calcium Carbonate + Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Sodium Bicarbonate

Mechanism

Antacid + Gastric acid -> Neutral or low acidity salts ( increase gastric pH) Antacind also inactivates Pepsin

Gas

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Antacid and Antiflatulent