Hydrochloric acid tablets help with heartburn and indigestion.

Hydrochloric acid supplements often contain betaine hydrochloride 650 mg with pepsin. Betaine is an inert cation used to deliver the chloride ion.

You’ll hear hydrochloric acid tablets touted as a natural remedy for reflux and other GI symptoms.

Proponents claim that some patients’ indigestion and heartburn are caused by UNDERproduction of stomach acid...and that taking hydrochloric acid helps.

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