[ ɡˈastɹɪk ˈantɐsˌɪd], [ ɡˈastɹɪk ˈantɐsˌɪd], [ ɡ_ˈa_s_t_ɹ_ɪ_k ˈa_n_t_ɐ_s_ˌɪ_d]
How to use "Gastric antacid" in context?
Gastric antacids are medications that help to relieve heartburn and indigestion. They are widely available over the counter and are also available in prescription form. Gastric antacids come in a variety of formulations, including over the counter acid-neutralizing drugs, proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), and histamine H2 receptor blockers (H2 blockers).
The main types of gastric antacids are:
Acid-neutralizing drugs, such as omeprazole (Prilosec) and lansoprazole (Prevacid), work by neutralizing stomach acid.
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