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Why is milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) an antacid?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: IT IS A ANTACID

Yes it is an antacid as it neutralise the stomach acid and has been used as an antacid for years and in larger quantity it acts also as a laxative.

In brief: IT IS A ANTACID

Yes it is an antacid as it neutralise the stomach acid and has been used as an antacid for years and in larger quantity it acts also as a laxative.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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