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Explain why these compunds are used as an antacids


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Aluminum Hydroxide(Al(OH)3 


Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3

Magnesium Carbonate(MgCO3)

Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)2)

Sodium bicarbonate NaHCO3

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All of these compounds have proton acceptors (OH and CO3).  They will take up some of the H+ in the stomach which is what causes heart burn or indigestion.  

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