What is an antacid? How does an antacid work?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 29th Apr, 2014, 09:52: AM

Expert Answer:

Antacids are a group of mild bases which have no toxic effects on body and are used to cure indigestion. Being basic in nature, antacids react with excess acid in the stomach and neutralise it.

Answered by  | 29th Apr, 2014, 11:52: AM