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    experiment is to investigate and compare the basic content of two antacids and also compare the prices and thus decide which antacid is more cost effective. This experiment is not hugely significant to the wider scientific community however it can help an uninformed consumer purchase a more cost effective antacid and understand how antacids work. The method used in this experiment is called a back titration. This involves adding HCl to an antacid tablet until an excess of HCl is reached and then titrating

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    Antacids and Heartburn

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    secreted by the stomach necessary for food digestion. Although it is known in layman’s term as heartburn, it doesn’t have anything to do with the heart. Heartburns can be treated by neutralizing the built up acid using mild bases generally called as antacids. However, a person must take caution in when and how much of these substances must be taken for certain adverse effects may occur if taken erroneously. Heartburn, or what is called in medical terms as pyrosis or acid ingestion, is defined as the

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    Essay On Antacids

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    “Tummy” aches and heartburn can both be cured by a drug called antacids. Antacids can be used for people who are suffering heartburn or discomfort in the stomach. Antacids help correct the pH balance in your stomach by neutralizing the acid in the stomach. “Tummy” aches, acid reflux, and heartburn occasionally be relieved by antacids. ("How antacids work," ) Antacids reduces the amount of acid produced by the stomach. They can help relieve heartburn. There are many different types of nonprescription

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    Which Antacid Works the Best?

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    Which Antacid Works the Best? Heartburn is a condition characterized by a burning feeling in the chest and a sour or bitter taste in the mouth. Heartburn usually develops when the acidic contents of the stomach flow back, or regurgitate, into the esophagus, the muscular tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. Approximately one in ten adults experience heartburn once a week. Heartburn is more common in pregnant women because of the pressure the expanding uterus exerts on the stomach

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    Most Efficient Antacid Investigation Aim- To see which antacid tablet is the most efficient out of 4 samples. Plan- To do this experiment I will see how long it takes acid to neutralise each antacid tablet by titration. Neutralising a substance is when you find the point when it's neutral by using another substance with the opposite pH. I will conclude that the one that takes the longest to get to its neutral point is the most efficient tablet. Because I will be handling dangerous

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    instrument to look at the inside of the stomach. Avoiding the foods and situations that seem to cause indigestion in some cases is the most successful way to treat it. Excess stomach acid does not usually cause or result from indigestion, so antacids are not an appropriate treatment, although some people report that they do help. Smokers can help relieve their indigestion by quitting smoking, or at least not smoking right before eating. Exercising with a full stomach may cause indigestion

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    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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    threatening. That time the only cure of the disease to administration of antacid drugs. But it had only temporary effect. With the progress of the drug chemistry new drugs came into the market for the gastric diseases which effect is for the long time.These tpe of drugs are generally targeting the different type of receptor like Histamine(H2) receptor,proton pump receptors etc. In this review they showed the development of the new antacid drug by the structure activity relationship such as Omeprazole and

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    Heartburn

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    Heartburn is a burning sensation that develops in the chest. It is also known as pyrosis or acid indigestion. The pain goes further towards the neck, throat and angle of the jaw. Why do you get heartburn? The main reason behind this is that acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus which is the food tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. It is estimated around 40 percent of the Americans which comes to around 108 million people gets heartburn for atleast once a month. During

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    Omeprazole Essay

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    Acid is produced naturally in your stomach to help you digest food and to kill bacteria. This acid irritates the stomach lining so our body produces a natural mucus barrier which protects it. Sometimes this barrier may be damaged thus allowing the acid to damage the stomach causing inflammation, ulcers and other conditions. Other times, there may be a problem with the muscular band at the top of the stomach that keeps the stomach tightly closed and this allows the acid to escape and irritate the

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    to help with heartburn and indigestion. These products are antacids. Antacids are any of the many edible ways to help with heartburn, indigestion, and much more. There are many different types. Some are commercial, like the Tums® or Alka-Selzer® brands, usually made from different compounds. Others are natural, like baking soda or apples. Both can work, but it usually depends on how effective they are for yourself. Commercial antacids can be made of calcium carbonate (like Tums®), sodium bicarbonate

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