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Acidifiers


Acidifiers are inorganic chemicals that, put into a human (or other mammalian) body, either produce or become acid. These chemicals increase the level of gastric acid in the stomach when ingested, thus decreasing the stomach pH
Acidifiers are compounds classified as organic or inorganic acids. Organic acids include formic, fumaric, lactic, benzoic, propionic, and citric acids. Inorganic acids include hydrochloric, sulfuric, and phosphoric acids
Acidifiers are the inorganic chemicals that either produce or become acid. These are the drugs which are able to increase the acidity, in GIT. Thus decreasing the stomach pH. Some of these drugs are used to increase metabolic acidosis whereas some of these are used to increase the gastric hydrochloric acid.

HCl. Inorganic chemicals that acidify the environment are known as acidifiers. Chemicals in these products increase the amount of gastric acid produced.

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