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Noun1.antiacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)antiacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
cimetidine, Tagamet - a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
ranitidine, Zantac - a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
Alka-seltzer - a commercial antacid that contains aspirin; tablets dissolve in water to give an effervescent solution
Brioschi - an antacid
Bromo-seltzer - an antacid
Maalox - an antacid
Mylanta - an antacid
omeprazole, Prilosec - antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
Pepto-bismal - an antacid
Rolaids - an antacid
Tums - an antacid
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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10) Since then, the increase in the diagnosis of patients with upper GI symptoms who have dense esophageal eosinophilia and do not respond to antiacid treatment has allowed better recognition of EE.
One example of this is Resolve, which contains painkiller and antiacid chemicals to settle an upset stomach.