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Which statement best describes an antacid?

Rodney Fox

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Jessie Thompson on January 24, 2019

Antacid is a medication that reduces the acid in the stomach. This medication relieves indigestion (general term for pain or discomfort that was felt in the stomach), heartburn (when acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus and causes a burning pain behind the breastbone (sternum), stomach ulcer (open sores that develop in the lining of the stomach) and gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach).Antacids are generally safe for most people.


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