As we enter into the fall and the winter holidays, we know that the incidence of gastroenteritis is going to increase. Soon we'll start getting the calls about the dog that ate all the Halloween candy, or the cat that stole some of the Thanksgiving turkey. To help these pets with their stomach upset, one of the drugs we typically prescribe is an antacid. But have you ever stopped to think about which one to use? Are you confused about whether you really can break the omeprazole tablet? A look at recent studies can help you make the best decision.