HyperDic: gastric_antacid

English > 1 sense of the expression gastric antacid:
NOUNsubstancegastric antacid, antacid, alkalizer, alkaliser, antiacidan agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
English > gastric antacid: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach).
Synonymsantacid, alkalizer, alkaliser, antiacid
NarrowerAlka-seltzerA commercial antacid that contains aspirin
BrioschiAn antacid
Bromo-seltzerAn antacid
MaaloxAn antacid
MylantaAn antacid
Pepto-bismalAn antacid
RolaidsAn antacid
TumsAn antacid
cimetidine, TagametA drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
omeprazole, Prilosecantacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
ranitidine, ZantacA histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
BroaderagentA substance that exerts some force or effect
Spanishalkaliser, antiácido gástrico, antiácido
Catalanalkaliser, antiàcid

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