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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience 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 female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes you can use both.... and if your symptoms are not going away with PPI's you should discuss this with your Dr. There could be more than meets the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Yes: But talk to your doctor to see if there is a better treatment for chronic back pain in a 23 year old thn an just medicine.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Antacids: If use on prn (as needed) basis & not exceeding recommended daily dose, no problem.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
ANT-ACID: ANT-ACID
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience 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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience 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

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