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General Information on Magaldrate-Simethicone

Generic Name : Magaldrate-Simethicone

Pronunciation : MAG-al-drate- si-METH-i-kone

Latest prescription information about Magaldrate-Simethicone. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y53.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Antacids, Antiulcerants

Why is Magaldrate-Simethicone Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains antacid and anti-flatulent, prescribed for indigestion, heartburn, gas, and sour stomach.  

When should Magaldrate-Simethicone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with kidney problems, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Magaldrate-Simethicone?

The recommended dose is 5-10 mL (1-2 teaspoonfuls; 540-1080 mg).

How should Magaldrate-Simethicone be taken?

It comes as a tablet and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Magaldrate-Simethicone?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of appendicitis, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, blockage of the bowel, rectal bleeding of unknown cause, kidney problems, or have undergone recent bowel surgery, on a low-magnesium diet, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Magaldrate-Simethicone?

Constipation, diarrhea and intestinal pain.

What are the other precautions for Magaldrate-Simethicone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Magaldrate-Simethicone?

Store at room temperature (15 to 30C).

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