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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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It's a daily battle because twice a day he'll have a half cup of an expensive hypoallergenic dry food, then a few teaspoons of the same brand in the canned version that I use to wrap his meds--an antiacid, a thyroid medicine and Dasuquin.
Generally, alkaline antiacid is not recommended for prevention (evidence level Grade 1, recommendation level A).