What is MPS in antacid like Gelusil -MPS?

What is MPS in antacid like Gelusil -MPS?
methylpolysiloxane

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What are antacids?

they are a tablet liquid or chewable tablet that people take for relief of pain such as heartburn or indegestion. they neutralise the acid in your stomach.  

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Is ranitidine an antacid?

Ranitidine is an anti acid, used for people with gastroparesis or stomach ulcer, also used for acid reflux patience. If by antacid you mean the tablets people chew to neutral (MORE)

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What is the function of an antacid?

Antacids neutralize acid, especially acid found in the stomach. They help cause rapid relief for heartburn.

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What are antacids made from?

Antacids are generally solid water-soluble bases such as a  carbonate salt. The major ingredient in Tums is calcium  carbonate. 

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What elements is in an antacid?

Most antacids contain oxygen and some sort of metal (calcium, sodium, potassium, aluminum, and magnesium are common). Additionally, most will contain hydrogen (in Mg(OH)2 and (MORE)

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Is Aciphex an antacid?

Yes it is a Gastric Acid Secretion Inhibitor used in Short-term (4-8 weeks) treatment and maintenance of erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); symptoma (MORE)

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Is zantac an antacid?

Zantac (Rinitidine)is an antacid but not the first. Older Maalox/Mylanta's(aluminum hydroxide) action is direct. These basic medications directly neutralize high acidity in (MORE)

Is salt an antacid?

No. Salts are produced in a neutralization reaction, an antacid is an alkali, used for a neutralization reaction. Salts are not antacids but are products of reactions using an (MORE)