Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate is an antacid active ingredient available in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach. It can be found in heartburn medicines that contain other antacid active ingredients or in medicines that contain acid reducer active ingredients. It can also be found in medicines that treat other symptoms, such as […]

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole is an acid reducer available in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that treat frequent heartburn (i.e., symptoms occur two or more days a week). It may be written as omeprazole or omeprazole magnesium, but it is the same active ingredient. Omeprazole is part of a group of acid reducers called proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs. It […]

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