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Explain Why An Antacid Tablet is Taken When You Suffer from Acidity. - CBSE Class 7 - Science

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Question

Explain why An antacid tablet is taken when you suffer from acidity.

Solution 1

This is because during acidity, an excess of acids is produced in the stomach. An antacid contains base, such as milk of magnesia. These bases react with excess of acids and neutralize their effect, thus giving us relief.

Solution 2

We take an antacid such as milk of magnesia to neutralises the excessive acid released in stomach.

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 7 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 5: Acids, Bases and Salts
Q: 8.1 | Page no. 56
Solution Explain Why An Antacid Tablet is Taken When You Suffer from Acidity. Concept: Neutralisations in Everyday Life.
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