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Shailex (170 ml) 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 Shailex (170 ml) (Magnesium Hydroxide) from Iscon Life Sciences

Shailex (170 ml)

  Suspension   
Iscon Life Sciences
Generic : Magnesium Hydroxide
 65.00
3.75ml/11.25ml/1ml
170ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Shailex (170 ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Shailex (170 ml)

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 Shailex (170 ml)?

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

When is Shailex (170 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Shailex (170 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 Shailex (170 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Shailex (170 ml)

Store it as directed by your physician.



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