Over-the-counter MedicinesStomach & Intestinal Disorders


Aluminum OH + Magnesium OH (Maalox) Suspension

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Dosage Form: oral suspension

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Description

Relief of symptoms associated with hyperacidity and heartburn.

Per 5 mL suspension: Aluminum hydroxide 225 mg + Magnesium hydroxide 200 mg


Classification

Antacids


Dosage

ADULTS: Take 10-20 mL 4 times daily, 20 minutes to one hour after meals and at bedtime. Maximum dose of 80 mL per day. If symptoms continue for more than 1 week, consult your doctor.


Precautions

Shake well before pouring each dose. Caution use in patients with renal impairment or kidney disease. Avoid long-term use without doctor's supervision. If pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking other medications, consult the doctor for proper advice before using this product.


Side Effects

Rarely stomach discomforts such as diarrhea or constipation.


Contraindications

This product should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity or allergy to any of its components and those who are severely weak or suffering from kidney failure.