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OB-CAL (Magnesium Hydroxide) Drug Price and Information

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

OB-CAL

  Tablet  
Obsurge Biotech Limited
Generic : Magnesium Hydroxide
 63.80
1000mg / 100mg / 4mg / 200IU
10
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    Drug information on OB-CAL (Magnesium Hydroxide) from Obsurge Biotech Limited

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    Drug Name : Magnesium Hydroxide

    Magnesium Hydroxide(Milk Of Magnesia) generic OB-CAL 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 OB-CAL may be prescribed


    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.

    Side effects of OB-CAL

    GI irritation, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and paralytic ileus.

    How to use OB-CAL?

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

    When Should OB-CAL not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for OB-CAL

    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 OB-CAL

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for OB-CAL

    Store it as directed by your physician.



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