CALCIUM CARBONATE is a calcium salt. It is used as an antacid to relieve the symptoms of indigestion and heartburn. It is also used to prevent osteoporosis, as a calcium supplement, and to treat high phosphate levels in patients with kidney disease. Compare alkalinizing agents.

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Holiday Nausea and Stomachaches: What You Can Do

The GoodRx Pharmacist - December 23, 2015

Holiday season is in full swing, and that means that many of you will be enjoying plenty of delicious foods and holiday treats over the next week or two. However, if you aren’t used to all the rich or sugary food, you may end up with a stomach-ache or nausea.

There’s no need to let a sour stomach ruin your holiday though—be prepared, and know what you can do to help yourself (and your family or friends) feel better if you overindulge this year. See More

What to Do About Holiday Heartburn

The GoodRx Pharmacist - December 09, 2015

Many of you have holiday parties and family get-togethers before the end of the year—which means plenty of delicious food and desserts that can tempt even the most health-conscious.

Unfortunately, eating different foods (or more than usual) may not always agree with your stomach. Upset stomach, indigestion, and heartburn are all common issues—especially around this time of year.

To feel your best this holiday season, know what can help or hurt when it comes to heartburn and indigestion. See More

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