... ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE; MAGNESIUM CARBONATE (Gaviscon® Extra Strength tablets) is an antacid that neutralizes or reduces stomach acid. It helps relieve symptoms of excessive stomach acidity in patients with indigestion, heartburn, or gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD). Aluminum hydroxide; magnesium carbonate also contains the ingredient alginic acid. Alginic acid forms a protective foam that sits on top of the stomach contents. This foam helps to prevent acid irritation to the esophagus (the tube connecting your mouth to your stomach). Generic aluminum hydroxide; magnesium carbonate tablets are available. ...
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