maalox

MAALOX ANTACID

MAALOX ANTACID

maalox

Pharmacological Forms

MAALOX PLUS SYRUP 180ML

MAALOX 20 SACH

MAALOX PLUS 40 TAB

maalox ingredients :

Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide, Simethicone

 

Indications :

Maalox Suspension is used to treat heartburn, stomach ulcers, acid indigestion, and to relieve the effects of flatulence and fullness represented by gas and frequent belching.

Doctors recommend taking Maalox before meals, where the patient takes 10 ml 3 times daily.

Side Effects :

The majority do not experience any side effects after using Maalox, but some may experience nausea, constipation, or diarrhea. It is recommended that Maalox should not be used with heart medications, iron supplements, and antibiotics.

Pregnant women should consult a doctor before use, as well as patients with kidney, liver, and diabetes.

Malox for colon

Maalox is not a treatment for the colon, but it relieves the digestive system and colon disorders as a result of the disappearance of acidity and heartburn, reducing colon irritation and regularizing bowel movement.

Maalox bags for pregnant women

Maalox sachets contain Maalox syrup in a small, easy-to-carry container. Maalox is considered one of the safe treatments for pregnant women after medical advice.

What are the doses and methods of use?

10 to 20 ml orally, one hour before meals, 3 times daily.
Chew 2 to 4 tablets every 4 hours, the maximum dose is 12 tablets per day.

Dosage Children 12-18 years: 1 ml spoonful to 2 5 ml spoons 4 times a day Children 5-12 years old 1 ml maximum spoonful 5 ml 3 to 4 times a day Children 2-5 years old Do not give more than 1 spoon A maximum of 5 ml 3 times a day.

It is forbidden to use it for children under the age of 6 years, except on the recommendation of a specialist doctor.

alternative Maalox

Gaviscon 

GAVISCON ADVANC SYRUP 150 ML

Gaviscon is used to treat symptoms of heartburn, indigestion, and other digestive disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux.

MUCOGEL SUSP

MUCOGEL SUSP

An antacid medication is used to treat many symptoms of excess stomach acid, such as: upset stomach, heartburn, and acid indigestion.

EPICOGEL SUSP

It equalizes the acidity of the stomach, eliminates acidity and the feeling of burning, and it also forms a protective layer for the mucous membrane of the stomach

MIOPAN Suspension

Miopan syrup, for the treatment of acidity and heartburn. It contains Maglidrate, a powerful active substance that works to get rid of excess acidity and treat the feeling of pain in the stomach. Moban is a syrup for moderate acidity and can be given to pregnant women and children.

Possible drug interactions 

may interact with some of the following medicines, so please be sure to take these medicines on dates other than :

Aspirin (Acetyl Salicylic Acid)
Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanic)
azithromycin
Compivent
Chinko Biloba
glipizide
NPH Insulin
Digoxin
Iron-containing food supplement
Paracetamol (Acetaminophen)
Plavix (clopidogrel)
pantoprazole
Synalax
simethicone
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol)
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
Vitamin K (phytonadione)
ciprofloxacin
alcoholic drinks

What information should I know before taking it?

When using the syrup, please shake the bottle well before use and use the standard specified for the medicine or the standard attached to it.
When using the tablets, the tablet should be chewed well and followed by a large glass of water.
Store in a cool dry place.
keep away from the reach of the children.
If you are on a low sodium diet, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
If you are on a diet low in magnesium, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

What are the storage conditions ?

Store at a temperature below 25°C, away from moisture and direct sunlight.

The name of the manufacturer 

Company name Sanofi-aventis

 

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