Sodium bicarbonate is an antacid that reacts and neutralizes stomach acid to relieve heartburn and indigestion associated with hyperacidity (excessive stomach acid secretion). It also changes excess acid in body fluids and make it normal.
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Q. Is sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) basic? Does it dissolve in water?