Why are indigestion tablets taken to relieve indigestion?

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Most of these products help to alleviate excess "acid stomach" by neutralizing stomach acids. The leading products, by and large, contain calcium carbonate, which is an alkaline compound that provides relief by neutralizing stomach acids.
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How do indigestion tablets work?

Indigestion tablets contain an alkali/base substance which neutralizes the excess hydrochloric acid in your stomach causing the indigestion, therefore stopping indigestion. Th… (MORE)

What are indigestion tablets made out of?

Indigestion tablets contain three main ingredients, these are: sodium bicarbonate, calcium carbonate and light magnesium carbonate. These are called antacids.

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