Translation of antacid in Spanish:

antacid

antiácido, n.

Pronunciation /ˌæn(t)ˈæsəd//anˈtasɪd/

noun

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    antiácido masculine
    • For example, antacids, antibiotics, and oral contraceptives alter your body's absorption of several B vitamins.
    • These familiar antacids were medicine chest staples.
    • Acidity may cause mouth ulcers and it is easily diagnosed and treated with antacids.
    • If antacids don't work, or if large quantities of antacid are needed to be effective, a pharmacist may recommend a more powerful medication.
    • This medicine contains antacids that can keep other medicines from working properly if the 2 medicines are taken too close together.

adjective

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    antiácido
    • Doctors gave him a variety of medication including antacid tablets for suspected indigestion and over-the-counter painkillers.
    • This effect, called effervescence, is found in many commercial antacid products which use sodium carbonate as an active ingredient.
    • Examples of antacid brands include Rennies and Gaviscon.
    • The Pharmacy stocks a number of antacid preparations.
    • Of course over-the-counter antacid pills (cimtidine and ranitidine) are available, but I really prefer to avoid possible side-effects they may cause.