maalox maalox  /ˈmeɪ lɑks/


  • (n) an antacid


  • Heartburn: Take it seriously

    Steve Edman, a flight instructor at Lewis University Airport, has had two students who died from esophageal cancer — a type of cancer that can be caused by acid reflux. That’s why when he started having symptoms, he took it very seriously. “There are a lot of people taking TUMS by the handful or Maalox by the bottle,” Edman said. Edman began noting symptoms of acid reflux before he retired, when ...
    on September 10, 2013     Source: The Herald News

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  1. "He got over that real quick and we stayed friends through the years. It was at the Memphis airport about a month before he died. He had gained a lot of weight, he had white chalky stuff around his mouth, which I thought was Maalox because he was...
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: Pat Boone Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. "With Kyle and Jimmie up front, I was taking Maalox, and had to remind the guys we needed both guys to finish," Hendrick said. "We really needed this win, because Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch have been coming on." "Early in the season...
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Rick Hendrick Source: Winston-Salem Journal (registration)

  3. "If I don't see the elements that give me confidence that we have the ability to sustain this over a period of time, we will hold up on the credit bill program," Mr. Corzine said. "That isn't going to happen without a lot of Maalox moments as...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Jon S Corzine Source: New York Times

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