Aluminum Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide
(a loo' mi num - hye drox' ide) (mag nee' zhum - hye drox' ide)
|Brand Name||Manufacturer/Marketer||Composition||Dosage Form||Pack Size & Price|
|ALUGEL||Cosmic Chemical Industries Limited||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel (Dried) BP 250mg + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 400mg||Tablet||200's: 100.00 MRP|
|ANTANIL||IBN SINA Pharmaceutical Industry Ltd.||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel (Dried) BP 250mg + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 400mg||Tablet||200's: 104.00 MRP|
|ANTANIL Suspension||IBN SINA Pharmaceutical Industry Ltd.||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel 200mg+ Magnesium Hydroxide 400mg/5ml||Suspension||200ml: 33.00 MRP|
|APCOCID||Supreme Pharmaceuticals Ltd.||Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel BP equivalent to 175mg Aluminium Oxide + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 225mg per 5ml||Tablet||100's: 50.00 MRP|
|CYTOCID||Central Pharmaceuticals Ltd||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel 300mg+ Magnesium Hydroxide 100mg||Tablet||200's: 100.00 MRP|
|CYTOCID Suspension||Central Pharmaceuticals Ltd||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel 300mg+ Magnesium Hydroxide 100mg/5ml||Suspension||200ml: 32.00 MRP|
|DOLOCID Suspension||Aexim Pharmaceutical Ltd.||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel BP equivalent to 175mg Aluminium Oxide + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 225mg per 5ml||Suspension||200ml: 32.00 MRP|
|DROXIGEL-S||Modern Pharmaceuticals Ltd||Aluminium hydroxide gel BP 2gm + Magnesium hydroxide paste BP 334mg/5ml||Suspension||200ml: 32.88 MRP|
|DUOMEAL||Ad-din pharmaceuticals Ltd.||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel (Dried) BP 250mg+ Magnesium Hydroxide BP 200mg||Tablet||200's: 106.00 MRP|
|DUOMEAL Suspension||Ad-din pharmaceuticals Ltd.||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel BP 250mg+ Magnesium Hydroxide BP 125mg/5ml||Suspension||200ml: 32.00 MRP|
|ENTACYD SUSP||Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.||Aluminum Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide (175mg + 225mg)/5 ml||Suspension||200 ml: 55.16 MRP|
|LACTAMEAL||Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd||Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel USP 250mg + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 400mg||Tablet||200's: 106.00 MRP|
|LACTAMEAL SUSPENSION||Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel USP eq. to 175mg Aluminium Oxide + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 225mg per 5ml||Suspension||200ml: 33.00 MRP|
|OXECONE||The Acme Laboratories Ltd.||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel (Dried) BP 250mg + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 400mg||Tablet||100's: 53.00 MRP|
|OXECONE Suspension||The Acme Laboratories Ltd.||Aluminium hydroxide copmressed gel & magnesium hydroxide||Suspension||200ml: 33.01 MRP|
|PHARMACID||Pharmadesh Laboratories Limited||Aluminium Hydroxide Gel USP equivalent to 175mg Aluminium Oxide + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 225mg per 5ml||Suspension||200ml: 33.00 MRP|
|STOMA||Eskayef Bangladesh Ltd||Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel USP 250mg + Magnesium Hydroxide BP 400mg||Tablet||200's MRP: 108.00|
Why is this medication prescribed?
Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide are antacids used together to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, and upset stomach. They may be used to treat these symptoms in patients with peptic ulcer, gastritis, esophagitis, hiatal hernia, or too much acid in the stomach (gastric hyperacidity). They combine with stomach acid and neutralize it. Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide are available without a prescription.
This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor for more information.
How should this medicine be used?
This medication comes as a chewable tablet and liquid to take by mouth. Chew tablets thoroughly; do not swallow them whole. Drink a full glass of water after taking the tablets. Shake the oral liquid well before each use to mix the medicine evenly. The liquid may be mixed with water or milk.
Follow the directions on the package label or on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor to explain any part you do not understand. Take Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide antacids exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Do not take antacids for more than 1 to 2 weeks unless prescribed by your doctor.
What special precautions should I follow?
Before taking Aluminum Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide antacids,
- tell your doctor if you are allergic to Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide antacids or any other drugs.
- tell your doctor what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially aspirin, cinoxacin, ciprofloxacin, digoxin, diazepam, enoxacin, ferrous sulfate (iron), fluconazole, indomethacin, isoniazid (INH), itraconazole, ketoconazole (Nizoral), levofloxacin, lomefloxacin, nalidixic acid, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, sparfloxacin, tetracycline, and vitamins. If your doctor tells you to take antacids while taking these medications, do not take them within 2 hours of taking an antacid.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney disease.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide antacids, call your doctor.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
If you are taking this medication for an ulcer, follow the diet prescribed by your doctor carefully.
What should I do if I forget a dose?
If you are taking scheduled doses of Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
What side effects can this medication cause?
Side effects from Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide are not common. To avoid the chalky taste, take with water or milk. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
loss of appetite
- muscle weakness
What should I know about storage and disposal of this medication?
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.
What other information should I know?
If you are taking this medication under a doctor's care, keep all appointments with your doctor.
Do not let anyone else take your medication.
It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies.
Ref: MedlinePlus, U.S. Natl. Library of Medicine
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