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Heartburn, also known as pyrosis or acid indigestion is a burning sensation in the chest, just behind the Human sternum or...
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Pepto-Bismol
Other name: Alka Seltzer Gold (Alka Seltzer Gold)
Other name: Kaopectate (Kaopectate)
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Alka-Seltzer is an effervescent antacid and pain reliever first marketed by the Miles Laboratories. It was developed by company chemist Maurice Treneer in Elkhart Indiana. Alka-Seltzer is marketed for relief of minor aches, pains, inflammation, fever, he...
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Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug currently produced by the Procter and Gamble company in the United States of America and in Canada to treat minor digestive system upset. Its active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate. The primary symptoms aided ...
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About Alka Seltzer
Alka-Seltzer is an effervescent antacid and pain reliever first marketed by the Miles Laboratories. It was developed by company chemist Maurice Treneer in Elkhart Indiana. Alka-Seltzer is marketed for relief of minor aches, pains, inflammation, fever, he...
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About Pepto-Bismol
Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug currently produced by the Procter and Gamble company in the United States of America and in Canada to treat minor digestive system upset. Its active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate. The primary symptoms aided ...
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www.lungevity.org
" ...on it for 6 weeks. Pepto Bismol helped his stomach. He said it ...flavor just carbonated. It was like alka seltzer to him and really helped. Why do the things that 'help' have to hurt???? P... "

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www.helpforibs.com
" ...but sometimes I think it is acid in the stomach. I use pepto bismol (yuck) but it helps me. Also, ...soup? Sometimes I take one alka seltzer in a small glass of water and that helps because... "

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www.helpforibs.com
" ...have anything you can take like pepto bismol or sometimes alka seltzer helps me. Try eating the safe ...helps. BTW, after I get a panic attack I get nausea. Also, ...Hope you do feel better l... "

" ...Brandon- I've done the alka-seltzer thing a few ...was no difference between taking alka-seltzer and drinking something carbonated- ...that Tums or chewable pepto also does the trick- bu... "

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forums.thebump.com
" ...a lot now too especially right after eating. I've had my gall bladder removed so that's deft not my problem. I've taken Pepto to help w/ the indigestion but I won't any more. Anyone know if I can... "

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answers.yahoo.com
" ...these are over the counter medications that you can use:Pepto Bismol, Mylanta, Alka Seltzer and the best remedy is from my Grandma....A teaspoon of Baking... "

" ...felt that way until I threw up. Sure, the Pepto Bismol helped temporarily, but it didn't get ...after drinking one of those Alka Seltzer tablets dissolved in water, lol.... "

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hcgdietinfo.com
" ...virus, so I broke down and took some alka seltzer, didn't work, so 2 swigs of Pepto bismol, didn't work, but the pepto bismol is making me constipated and my stomach is so bloated and mushy,... "

" ...woke up. I started feeling dizzy maybe 3 hours after awaking. But the Alka-Seltzer & Pepto definitely helped my queezy stomach and dizzyness. No I was afraid to check my blood sugar - I had... "

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www.alinboard.com
" ...likely you will need to find some type of remedy. This can be in the form of alka-seltzer, to pepto, to a half an aspirin, to a banana, to tomato juice. There is no way for us... "

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