Maalox (Maalox)

Name:Maalox (Maalox)

Indications for use:
Acute gastritis (inflammation of the stomach), chronic gastritis with normal or increased secretory function (secretion of gastric juice) in the acute phase; hiatal hernia; peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum in the acute phase; discomfort in the stomach area as a result of errors in diet, medication and abuse of coffee, alcohol, nicotine.

Pharmacological action:
A balanced combination of magnesium hydroxide and aluminum hydroxide, providing a high neutralizing ability and a protective effect. It has an antacid (reducing the acidity of the stomach), adsorbent (absorbing excess acid and gases) and enveloping effect, soothes pain in the upper digestive tract for several hours after ingestion. The acid-neutralizing activity of 1 tablet of Maalox is 18.5 meq of hydrochloric acid, 15 ml of suspension (1 sachet) – 40.5 meq.

Maalox (Maalox) method of administration and doses:
Usually, the product is taken 1-1.5 hours after eating or when pain occurs. Tablets are taken in 1-2 pcs. Tablets must be chewed or kept in the mouth until they are completely resorbed. Maalox in the form of a suspension is taken in 15 ml (1 tablespoon or 1 package). Before use, the suspension must be stirred until smooth by shaking the bottle or carefully kneading the bag between the fingers. The contents of the package are squeezed into a spoon or immediately into the mouth.

Maalox (Maalox) contraindications:
Severe renal dysfunction.

Maalox (Maalox) side effects:
With long-term use, the development of phosphorus deficiency in the body is possible.

Release form:
Tablets in a pack of 40 pcs. Suspension for oral administration in vials of 250 ml. Suspension for oral administration in sachets in a pack of 30 pcs
. hydroxides – magnesium 0.4 g, 3.99 g or 0.5985 g, respectively.
Maalox 70 (Maalox 70). Suspension for oral administration in sachets of 10 ml in a pack of 20 or 50 pieces; in vials of 250 ml. 10 ml of suspension contains 0.9 g of algeldrate (aluminum hydroxide) and 0.6 g of magnesium hydroxide.

Maalox 70.

Storage conditions:
In a dry, cool place.

Before using the medication“Maalox (Maalox)” must be consulted with a doctor.
The instructions are provided solely for familiarization with “Maalox (Maalox) “.

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