What is Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength contains aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. It is used for the temporary relief of symptoms associated with gastric acidity.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Heartburn 8 2
Acid reflux 5 2
Stomach pain 2 2
Abdominal cramps 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

Side effect Patients Percentage
Constipation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 mg daily 1
2 other twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

Duration

Currently taking Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Omeprazole (Prilosec) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength.