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Which antacid contains calcium, magnesium, and simethicone?

Which antacid contains calcium, magnesium, and simethicone?

ROLAID: Rolaid contains 1calcium carbonate 2magnesium hydroxide 3simethicone. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Antacid (Definition)

Antacids are a kind of anti-ulcer drug (gastroenterology drug, common ...Read more


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I am on the zpac antibiotics for bronchitis and i know i can't take antacids, but I have heartburn and am wondering if gas-x is considered a antacid?

I am on the zpac antibiotics for bronchitis and i know i can't take antacids, but I have heartburn and am wondering if gas-x is considered a antacid?

No: No, gas-x is fine with zithromax, it is not an antacid. Antacids would be considered things like tums, rolaids, maalox, etc. If you're having minor heartburn, you could take Pepcid or zantac, (ranitidine) those are not antacids, either, and can be taken with zithromax. ...Read more

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Can i take, tums, Zantac (ranitidine) and gas x all together?

Can i take, tums, Zantac (ranitidine) and gas x all together?

Yes: If you need to, but usually one or the other is all you need. If it is not working, make appointment with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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She is on Zantac (ranitidine) for 5 days..has gas..can zantac (ranitidine) cause gas? Is it safe to take gas x or beano with zantac (ranitidine)? And is tums ok to take with zantac (ranitidine)? Thanks

She is on Zantac (ranitidine) for 5 days..has gas..can zantac (ranitidine) cause gas? Is it safe to take gas x or beano with zantac (ranitidine)?  And is tums ok to take with zantac (ranitidine)? Thanks

Flatulance.: Zantac (ranitidine) would not cause gas . For an 8 years old may not be safe to use over the counter gas medications usually consumed by adults. Consult to the doctor who prescribed Zantac (ranitidine). Her flatulance may be managed by eliminationg certain foods from her diet. ...Read more

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My grandma bought IBS medicine 4 me from her acupuncturist who said it's safe.It's called Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan.Try it or stick to gas-x,tums, etc?

My grandma bought IBS medicine 4 me from her acupuncturist who said it's safe.It's called Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan.Try it or stick to gas-x,tums, etc?

Worth trying: Chinese formulas like this have been used by millions of people for thousands of years and are often safer and more effective than western meds. It is worth a try. Also try a low FODMAPs diet- see http://tinyurl.com/oxjvpnc ...Read more

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Are products like gas-x and antiacids used for the same purposes?

Are products like gas-x and antiacids used for the same purposes?

No: Anti-gas products try to reduce intestinal gas while antacids try to lower stomach acid. ...Read more

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Would it be fine to take antacid medication if I have an e. Coli infection?

Would it be fine to take antacid medication if I have an e. Coli infection?

Yes: It may depend on the medication you are taking. It would be useful to check with your pharmacist, if the ant-acid may alter the effectiveness of the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Tums (Definition)

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Simethicone (Definition)

Simethicone is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more