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Antacids Oral

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Antacids are used to neutralize excess acid (decrease the amount of acid) in the stomach. Antacids can be used for inflammation of the esophagus, excessive acid in the stomach, peptic ulcer and inflammation of the stomach. In patients with kidney failure, antacids may be used to decrease the amount of phosphate in the blood.

How do I give this medication to my pet?

What do I do if I miss giving my pet a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once. Contact your veterinarian if you miss giving doses two or more days in a row.

How and where do I store this medicine?

What side effects should I be aware of?

Possible drug interactions

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