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

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Dr. Gregory Neyman
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Anti-gas products try to reduce intestinal gas while antacids try to lower stomach acid.

In brief: No

Anti-gas products try to reduce intestinal gas while antacids try to lower stomach acid.
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Jasmin Darling
General Practice

In brief: Different purposes

Gas-x (simethicone) relieves pressure and bloating caused by gas in the digestive tract.
Antacids relieve "heartburn", also known as acid reflux or acid indigestion.

In brief: Different purposes

Gas-x (simethicone) relieves pressure and bloating caused by gas in the digestive tract.
Antacids relieve "heartburn", also known as acid reflux or acid indigestion.
Answer assisted by Jasmin Darling, Medical Student
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