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Antacids, Tums, Maalox, Mylanta

Antacids, Tums, Maalox, Mylanta

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Action

Antacids

Indications

aspiration prophylaxis, duodenal ulcer, esophagitis, gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), multiple endocrine adenoma syndrome, NSAID-induced ulcer prophylaxis, systemic mastocytosis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome,

Side Effects

abdominal pain, agitation, alopecia, constipation, delirium, depression, diarrhea, dizziness, hallucinations, headache, impotence, insomnia, libido decrease, nausea/vomiting, paranoia, pruritus, urticaria,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Calcium citrate
Calcium citrate may increase the absorption of aluminum found in many antacids.


Positive interactions:

Folate
Antacids that reduce stomach acid interefere with folate absorption.

 

 

 

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