UPDATES:’BAD TUMMY’ REMEDIES THAT KILL

Overuse of antacid tablets for unsettled stomachs has resulted in 14 deaths and four cases of disability since 1968, Food and Drug Administration researchers have revealed.


Excessive use of these over-the-counter remedies can lead to magnesium poisoning. Symptoms of poisoning include clumsiness, drowsiness and confusion (Arch of Family Med, August 1995).

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