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Antacid Dosage For Adults

Antacid is an over the counter medication but should not be used without prescription if there are preexisting health conditions such as heart problem or kidney problem. The dosage to be taken is dependent on the particular brand to be used. It ranges from a tablespoonful twice daily to a tablespoonful four times daily.     

Ulgicid Content

Ulgicid is an antacid containing alginic acid, aluminium hydroxide, magnesium trisilicate as its active ingredients. They act together to reduce gastric acidity.

Ulgicid Price

Ulgicid prices vary based on the location, sellers and suppliers. On Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy,  it is sold for 1,200 naira.

Ulgicid Price In Kenya

Ulgicid prices vary based on the location, sellers and buyers. On Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Nigeria, it is available for 1,200 naira. International package delivery option is  available. 


Gaviscon is an antacid that provides dual relief from heartburn and indigestion. It is available in two sizes; 300ml and 600ml and is sold on Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Lagos.   

Ulgicid Syrup Dosage

Ulgicid has different dosage for adults and children. One tablespoonful twice daily is recommended for adults while one teaspoonful is recommended for children. This is subject to a doctor’s prescription. 


Omeprazole belongs to a class of drug known as proton pump inhibitor (PPI) and it is administered to reduce the production of acid in the stomach.

Antacid Syrup Brands

There are various antacid brands some of which are available on Drugstore Nigeria. They include Ulgicid, Jawasil, Nugel-O, Nugel, Gascol, Super Mag, Polygel and Gaviscon.   

Content on should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.


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