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Which one of the following types of medicines is used for treating indigestion?

(a) Antibiotic

(b) Analgesic

(c) Antacid

(d) Antiseptic

Answer:

(c) Antacid

Explanation : Indigestion is caused by excess acid in the stomach.It can be neutralised with the help of a base. Antacid, being a base, neutralises the excess acid in the stomach and thus treats the indigestion.

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