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Drug information on Peptica Gel (200 ml) (Magnesium Hydroxide) from Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Peptica Gel (200 ml)

  Gel
Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Magnesium Hydroxide
 34.74
200mg / 50mg / 225mg / 5 ml
200 ml

Drug Name : Magnesium Hydroxide

Magnesium Hydroxide(Milk Of Magnesia) generic Peptica Gel (200 ml) 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 Peptica Gel (200 ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Peptica Gel (200 ml)

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 Peptica Gel (200 ml)?

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

When is Peptica Gel (200 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Peptica Gel (200 ml)

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 Peptica Gel (200 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Peptica Gel (200 ml)

Store it as directed by your physician.



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