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Dr. John Di Saia
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: You might be thinking of gastric ulcers.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Maalox again: Only a few minutes but the effect is temporary.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
A matter of minutes: is all it takes to work
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Histamine receptors: Are of different types, H1, blocked by antihistamines and are responsible for allergic reactions, H2 are responsible for gastric acid secretions, also ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Maalox: Maalox is used for the relief of heartburn. The contents which is calcium carbonate neutralizes the acids present in the stomach.
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Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, just make sure: the Maalox went in first. H2 blockers, which is an antihistamine, such as Ranitidine can reduce the absorption rate of other medicines in your intest ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not quite: However, they are very close to being identical.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zandman
14 years experience Gastroenterology
No: There is no evidence that maalox causes c. Diff. Antibiotics are associated with the development of c. Diff.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Maalox: Maalox is less likely to cause diarrhea.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
22 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Bismuth subsalicylate is found in peptobismol. Maalox is magnesium and aluminum hydroxide.

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