alkalizer

DEFINITIONS OF: alkalizer

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n an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)

Synonyms:
alkaliser, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid
Types:
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Tagamet, cimetidine
a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
Zantac, ranitidine
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
Prilosec, omeprazole
antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
Pepto-bismal
an antacid
Rolaids
an antacid
Tums
an antacid
Type of:
agent
a substance that exerts some force or effect

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alkaliser
alkalizer
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