How do antacids help to relieve gastric?

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FIBRE Antacids are over-the-counter medications that help neutralise stomach acid.

Antacids usually come as a liquid, chewable gummy or tablet, or tablet that you dissolve in water to drink.

They can be used to treat symptoms of excess stomach acid, such as:

  • Acid reflux, which can include regurgitation, bitter taste, persistent dry cough, pain when you lie down, and trouble swallowing
  • heartburn, which is a burning sensation in your chest or throat caused by acid reflux
  • Indigestion, which is a pain in your upper gut that can feel like gas or bloat.
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