Gastroenterology Book

http://www.fpnotebook.com/

Antacid

Aka: Antacid
  1. Definitions
    1. Compounds that neutralize acidity in the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the Stomach and duodenum
  2. Preparations
    1. See H2 Blocker (e.g. Ranitidine)
    2. See Proton Pump Inhibitor (e.g. Omeprazole)
    3. Aluminum and Magnesium Salts
      1. Gaviscon
      2. Maalox
      3. Mylanta
    4. Calcium Carbonate salts
      1. Rolaids
      2. Tums
    5. Other topical agents
      1. Sucralfate (carafate)
  3. Precautions: Agents to avoid
    1. Avoid alka-Seltzer (contains Aspirin) and similar
      1. Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      2. http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm504328.htm
Medication Costs
antacid (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
ANTACID 500 MG CHEW TABLET Generic OTC $0.01 each
ANTACID 500 MG CHEWABLE TABLET Generic OTC $0.02 each
ANTACID ANTI-GAS LIQUID Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID CALCIUM 500 MG CHW TAB Generic OTC $0.02 each
ANTACID EX-STR 750 MG TAB CHEW Generic OTC $0.02 each
ANTACID EX-STR TABLET CHEW Generic OTC $0.02 each
ANTACID EXTRA STRENGTH CHW TAB Generic OTC $0.03 each
ANTACID LIQUID Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID MAXIMUM STRENGTH LIQ Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID PLUS ANTI-GAS RELF LIQ Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID PLUS ANTI-GAS SUSP Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID SUSPENSION Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID XTRA STRENGTH CHEW TAB Generic OTC $0.02 each
ANTACID-ANTIGAS LIQUID Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
ANTACID-SIMETHICONE LIQUID Generic OTC $0.01 per ml
FPNotebook does not benefit financially from showing this medication data or their pharmacy links. This information is provided only to help medical providers and their patients see relative costs. Insurance plans negotiate lower medication prices with suppliers. Prices shown here are out of pocket, non-negotiated rates. See Needy Meds for financial assistance information.

Antacids (C0003138)

Definition (NCI) Natural or synthetic compounds or mixtures, Antiacid Preparations such as sodium bicarbonate, sodium citrate, and phosphate salts act as proton acceptors, neutralizing the acidity of a biologic environment (skin, gastric content, urine, etc.) and raising the pH. These agents are used topically or systemically for management of metabolic acidosis, improved muscle contraction, and hyper-acidic conditions (preventing, counteracting, or neutralizing stomach acidity). (NCI04)
Definition (CSP) group of agents that counteract or neutralize acidity, used mainly for the treatment of gastrointestinal irritation or ulcers.
Definition (MSH) Substances that counteract or neutralize acidity of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121)
MSH D000863
SnomedCT 280109004, 372794006, 60169008
English Antacid agent, antacids (medication), antacids, [GA100] ANTACIDS, antacid products, antacids products, antacid, ANTACIDS, Antacid agent (product), Alkalinizing Agents, Agents, Alkalinizing, Antacid, Antacid (product), Antacid (substance), Antacid, NOS, Antacid agent (substance), Antacids, Antacid Preparation
French Médicaments anti-acides, Médicaments antiacides, Antiacides, Anti-acides, Antiacides gastriques
Swedish Syrabindande medel
Czech antacida
Finnish Antasidit
Russian ANTATSIDNYE SREDSTVA, АНТАЦИДНЫЕ СРЕДСТВА
Croatian ANTACIDI
Polish Środki przeciw nadkwasocie, Leki przeciw nadkwasocie, Środki alkalizujące, Antacydy, Leki zobojętniające
Norwegian Antacida
Spanish agente antiácido, agente antiácido (producto), antiácido (producto), antiácido (sustancia), antiácido, Antiácidos
German Antazida
Italian Antiacidi
Portuguese Antiácidos
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


You are currently viewing the original 'fpnotebook.com\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree