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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
36 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: Antacids contain hydroxide which is an anion. Magnesium is a cation which can be coupled with the hydroxide to make an antacid. Other forms contain c ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
ROLAID: Rolaid contains 1calcium carbonate 2magnesium hydroxide 3simethicone.
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Stay away from magnesium until you are done with the nitrofurantoin. You could try a different type of anti-acid medication such as zantac (ranitidin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
IT IS A ANTACID: Yes it is an antacid as it neutralise the stomach acid and has been used as an antacid for years and in larger quantity it acts also as a laxative.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ok: There's no problem with taking Allegra (fexofenadine) and Omeprazole together. Neither of them contain aluminum.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Alternatives: The problem is most antacids are from the 2 chemicals but you can use Gaviscon which is a little different and so could be used without over use. How ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: It could be many causes, such as arthritis, strain muscles or tendons, or systemic disease, etc. I recommend you need to see a doctor get a complet ex ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
ANTACIDS: These antacids are salts that act as buffers for neutralizing acid. The difference is which type of salt.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Fasciculation: I am not sure what you are asking. Please expand your question.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
Possibly: TUMs (calcium carbonate) may affect the absorption of other medications. Also if they have calcium in them you do not want to go above 1,500 mg of cal ... Read More
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