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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Antacid (Definition)

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


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Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and antacid liquid together?

Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and antacid liquid together?

Yes but ...: I would space them apart by at least 1 hour so take the Pepcid (famotidine) 1st and if necessary, take the liquid antacid one hour later. ...Read more

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For few days feeling a binding pain below inside around my ribs when mobile. Taking anti-flatulant-antacid liquid & omezaprazole but all in vain.

For few days feeling a binding pain below inside around my ribs when mobile. Taking anti-flatulant-antacid liquid & omezaprazole but all in vain.

See your doctor ASAP: although it is possible that this is due to uncontrolled Gerd, your description could also be consistent with a cardiac source of pain. Anytime the heart is a possible consideration, you need to be seen ASAP. See your doctor today. If that is not possible, you should consider a visit to the emergency room. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was suffering from back pain for 3 months. Last week i tried antacids liquid thrice for a day. Back pain is gone. Can you explain the treetment?

I was suffering from back pain for 3 months. Last week i tried antacids liquid thrice for a day. Back pain is gone. Can you explain the treetment?

Placebo: Antacids are acid reducers decrease the amount of acid produced by the stomach. They help relieve heartburn. It was a placebo effect- a beneficial effect, produced by a placebo drug or treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in upper abdomen and up to chest/middle back area. Took antacid and worked for 15 min then made myself throw up yellowish liquid is it acid?

Pain in upper abdomen and up to chest/middle back area. Took antacid and worked for 15 min then made myself throw up yellowish liquid is it acid?

It's your bile fluid: It's seems like you're dealing with acid reflux. You have to consult with you doctor about the treatment. The yellow fluid that you mentioned is your bile fluid and it basically means that your stomach is empty and now you are just left with bile secreted by the liver. ...Read more

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I woke at 2 am with a fiery liquid in my throat. Kept coughing. Chest ok. Took 2 Tums (calcium carbonate) and some alkaseltzer. Right protocol? Chest burns a little today

I woke at 2 am with a fiery liquid in my throat. Kept coughing. Chest ok. Took 2 Tums (calcium carbonate) and some alkaseltzer. Right protocol? Chest burns a little today

Reflux: Liquid antacid elevate head of bed avoid lying down within four hours of eating. Diet reduce or stop caffeine avoid heavy spices decrease or stop alcohol. If you spike a fever or develop cough see physician immediately at risk for a difficult pneumonia called aspiration pneumonia both chemical and bacterial. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in upper abdominal/rib cage area. Eating causes pain, heart burn, diahrea. Drinking liquids is ok. Have tried mylanta, zantac, (ranitidine) rolaids, tums, pepto...Nothing helps

I have severe pain in upper abdominal/rib cage area.  Eating causes pain, heart burn, diahrea. Drinking liquids is ok. Have tried mylanta, zantac, (ranitidine) rolaids, tums, pepto...Nothing helps

Hello. : Hello. I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Many different conditions are possible. Gallstones, cholecystitis, an ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, colitis. You should see your doctor. In the mean time, eat smaller meals, avoid greasy and spicy foods, ensure that you are getting at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. If you have severe abdominal pain with fever that isn't remitting - please get seen asap. ...Read more

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Havin belly problems all night and all day .Belly growling and run stools what can I do I do have GERD take Zantac (ranitidine) for it took liguid antiacid?

Havin belly problems all night and all day .Belly growling and run stools what can I do I do  have GERD  take Zantac (ranitidine) for it took liguid antiacid?

LIkely more thanGERD: You're describing predominantly lower GI complaints, and have not indicated what response you've shown to zantac (ranitidine). Formal evaluation with some simple testing may allay your concern and direct treatment. ...Read more

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Do antacids deplete b12?

Theoretically: Lack of stomach acid can cause impaired release of B12 from food. Typical antacids (tums, mylanta, etc) and intermittent use of other agents are not likely sufficient to affect this in any clinical way, but proton pump inhibitors such as Omeprazole when taken daily for long periods of time can cause vit B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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Is domperidone an antacid?

Is domperidone an antacid?

NO: It increases peristalsis of the stomach (aids emptying) and intestine. Here is a good review article: inhttp://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/domperidone-oral-route/description/drg-20063481 Not to be confused with Dom Perignone ...Read more

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How is milk considered an antacid?

How is milk considered an antacid?

Alkaline: Milk has an alkaline ph. Therefore, by definition, it is the antithesis of acid - an antacid. This helps neutralize some acid. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tums (Definition)

Tums is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more