Why are indigestion tablets taken to relieve indigestion?
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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Indigestion tablets are not acidic. They contain hydroxides (aluminium and magnesium hydroxides) or carbonates of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium.