A 33-year-old male asked:
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what is the best otc, non-ppi antacid (i.e. malox, mylanta, pepto bismol, tums, (calcium carbonate) rolaids, etc.)?

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Dr. Valery Uhl
35 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many work: The one that works for you. Try each of these and see which one works well for you. Some folks prefer tablets like Tums (calcium carbonate) and rolaids while others prefer liquids. Try them all out. They all work.
Answered on Oct 28, 2018
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