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Drug information on Diovol Forte (Magnesium Hydroxide) from Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Lyfestyle)

Diovol Forte

  Suspension   
Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Lyfestyle)
Generic : Magnesium Hydroxide
 49.65
250mg/300mg/40mg/5ml
170ml

Drug Name : Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium Hydroxide(Milk Of Magnesia) generic Diovol Forte is an antacid, prescribed for hyperacidity. It is also used as a laxative. It reduces stomach acid and increases water in the intestine.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Diovol Forte may be prescribed


Side effects of Diovol Forte

GI irritation, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and paralytic ileus.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO - Up to 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 Diovol Forte?

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

When is Diovol Forte not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Diovol Forte

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 Diovol Forte

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Diovol Forte

Store it as directed by your physician.



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