MAALOX 20 SACH; aluminum hydroxide, gastrointestinal agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF MAALOX 20 SACH
the active substances are : aluminum oxide ….. 230.00 mg . (as hydrated aluminum oxide ) …… 460.00 mg . Magnesium hydroxide …. 400.00 mg . For one sachet .
INDICATION OF MAALOX 20 SACH
this medicine is for heartburn and acid regurgitation in adults from 15 years of age .
DOSAGE OF MAALOX 20 SACH
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
for use in adults (from 15 years of age ) only . 1-2 sachets per dose when the heartburn or acid regurgitation occurs . Do not take more than 6 doses per day . Do not take more than 12 sachets per day . Knead the sachet carefully before opening . Drink the suspension as is without diluting it .
OVER-DOSAGE OF MAALOX 20 SACH
consult your doctor or pharmacist . Overdose of magnesium taken by mouth does not generally cause toxic reactions if your kindneys work normally . However , magnesium poisoning can occur if you have kidney failure .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF MAALOX 20 SACH
if you have a history of allergy to any of the ingredients of the oral suspension , if you have serious kidney disease . If you are unsure of anything , it is essential that you ask your doctor or pharmcist for advice .
STORAGE OF MAALOX 20 SACH
store at a temperature not higher than 25 c .
PACK OF MAALOX 20 SACH
this medicine is an oral suspension in sachets . Box of 20 sachets .
MAALOX 20 SACH MANUFACTURED BY
SANOFI-AVENTIS SPA .