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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Antacids: If use on prn (as needed) basis & not exceeding recommended daily dose, no problem.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on…: Frequency & severity of symptoms: mild, occasional heartburn can be relieved by otc antacids (tums/rolaids/mylanta/gaviscon). More frequent/severe may ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Calcium carbonate?: Calcium carbonate ie Tums (calcium carbonate) is a common one. It's good for quick relief. And you get calcium!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience in Pediatrics
ANT-ACID: ANT-ACID
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience in Pharmacology
Possibly: It depends on how often and how many you are using. If you are taking several tabs a day for several days in a row, then you probably need to see a d ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: On what kind. The most common, ppis, like prilosec, inhibit acid release from the stomach cells. There are serious side effects though!
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Reflux treatment : Means you like have acid reflux and your doctor wants you to take antacids twice daily for one month to see if this helps. This usually refers to prot ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Antacids : The most common ingredients in good antacids are calcium carbonate, aluminum hydroxide and my Magnesium hydroxide. There are many others that work wel ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
If they work...: If taking antacids for acid indigestion, heartburn or reflux you will know almost immediately if they work if they rapidly quell the symptoms and brin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No problem: No harm done----relax.

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