What Is This Medicine Used For?

Antacids treat stomach acidity by neutralizing gastric hydrochloric acid or preventing the secretion of acid. Antacids can be used to treat:

  • heartburn
  • indigestion
  • symptoms of acid reflux

What Precautions Should I Be Aware Of?

Antacids can have laxative (bowel-loosening) or constipating effects. They can lead to alkalosis, a condition in which too little acid prevents the body from functioning properly. Read More →