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An Antacid is a basic substance which neutralises gastric acid and raises the pH of gastric contents without reducing acid production. The potency of antacids is expressed in terms of their acid-neutralising capacity (ANC). It is commercially available as chewable tablets, tablets and liquids.


Heartburn, indigestion, stomach upset, acid reflux.


Hepatic impairment, Kidney disorders.

Special Precautions

Consult a physician before using it during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Patients over the age of 60 years, alcohol addicts or those with a history of stomach ulcers should consult a healthcare professional before using it.

Side Effects

Vomiting, nausea, constipation, weakness and loss of appetite.

Drug Interactions

Anticoagulant drugs and antiplatelet drugs.

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