Antacids that contain calcium carbonate instead of aluminum hydroxide, such as Rolaids and Tums, are a good choice for people avoiding aluminum, according to WebMD. Sodium bicarbonate antacids, such as Alka-Seltzer and B... More »

Maalox antacid is used to relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, says About.com. Maalox helps relieve mild-to-moderate heartburn symptoms, reports... More »

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Some active ingredients found in different antacid tablets are aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide and calcium carbonate. Although these antacids are effective, the strongest active ingredient used in an antacid is c... More »

Bufferin is different from aspirin in that it contains aspirin and an antacid, such as calcium carbonate, magnesium oxide and aluminum hydroxide, as stated by WebMD. Aspirin can cause heartburn and a sour stomach, but th... More »

Some of the brands for over-the-counter antacids include Tums, Rolaids, Pepto-Bismol and Mylanta, explains Healthline. Other antacid brands that can also be bought without prescription include Alka-Seltzer, Gelusil and M... More »

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Depending upon the brand name, some of the active ingredients found in antacids include magnesium carbonate, aluminum hydroxide, calcium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate. These substances are bases, and can help to neutr... More »

The most commonly available antacids are sodium bicarbonate, magnesium hydroxide, aluminum hydroxide and calcium carbonate. They are generally available in tablet or liquid form. Tablets are slower acting and less powerf... More »