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Alginic Acid

INFORMATION

Uses

Alginic Acid is used in the treatment of heartburn.

How it works

Alginic Acid forms a thick foam in the stomach which acts as a barrier to reflux (acid going up to the food pipe).

Common side effects

Flatulence

AVAILABLE MEDICINE

No medicine available

Expert advice

  • Take Alginic Acid after meals and at least 30 minutes before bedtime.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take the Alginic Acid at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicine.

Frequently asked questions

Alginic Acid

Q.Is alginic acid gluten free?
Yes. Alginic acid is gluten free

Q.Is alginic acid safe?
Alginic acid is safe if used at a dose and for duration prescribed by a doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 29 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)