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Dictum is an antacid, prescribed for hyperacidity. It is also used as a laxative. It reduces stomach acid and increases water in the intestine.

Drug information on Dictum (Magnesium Hydroxide) from Welfo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Dictum

  Tablet  
Welfo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Magnesium Hydroxide
 200.00
50mg/500mg/500mg
100 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dictum may be prescribed

Indigestion
Ulcerative Colitis

Side effects of Dictum

GI irritation, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and paralytic ileus.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO - Upto 1 g/day usually given with an Al-containing antacid.
Osmotic laxative 2.4-4.8 g/day in single or divided doses.

How to use Dictum?

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

When is Dictum not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Dictum

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of appendicitis, stomach pain, intestinal blockage, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, kidney problems, rectal bleeding, recent bowel surgery, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• After administration, this medication usually causes bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours, if it is not happening consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Dictum

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Dictum

Store it as directed by your physician.



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