Antacids

Does that spicy burrito you just ate make it feel like your chest is on fire? Certain foods, including chocolate and coffee, as well as alcohol and cigarettes can trigger heartburn—the painful feeling that occurs when acidic stomach juices wash back into the esophagus. The products below may help to neutralize that acid. Also see acid reducers and upset stomach remedies.


Percentage of Pharmacists' Votes

Tums 41%
Maalox 20%
Mylanta 16%
Gaviscon 14%
Alka-Seltzer 4%
Rolaids 4%

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