(HealthDay News) -- Over-the-counter antacids are generally safe to help ease heartburn. But, there are some people who should check with their doctor before taking them.
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The American Academy of Family Physicians says you should get your doctor's OK if you:
- have kidney disease,
- are postmenopausal,
- have had a Clostridium difficile infection,
- are elderly,
- have a compromised immune system.
-- Diana Kohnle
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