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Magaldrate USP + Simethicone USP
|NAME||STRENGTH||PACK SIZE||DOSAGE FORM|
|Magalrat Plus||480 mg + 20 mg||10X10||Chewable tablet|
|Magalrat Plus||480 mg + 20 mg/ 5 ml||200 ml||Suspension|
Magaldrate neutralizes gastric acid, thereby increasing pH of stomach and duodenal bulb. It also increases lower esophageal sphincter tone and inhibits smooth muscle contraction and gastric emptying. Simethicone lowers the surface tension of gas bubbles.
Magalrat Plus Tablet: Each tablet contains Magaldrate BP 480 mg and Simethicone USP 20 mg. Magalrat Plus Suspension: Each 5ml contains Magaldrate BP 480 mg and Simethicone USP 20 mg.
Indications And Uses
Hyperacidity, gastric and duodenal ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux. It is also indicated for the relief of flatulence, abdominal distension and windy colic.
Dosage And Administration
Magalrat Plus Tablet: 1-4 chewable tablets, 20-60 minutes after meals and at bed time or as directed by the physician. Magalrat Plus Suspension: 2-4 teaspoonfuls (10-20 ml) after 20-60 minutes after meals and at bed time or as directed by the physician.
Constipation, diarrhea, Intestinal pain.
Should be cautious, if allergic to any ingredient to Magaldrate and Simethicone tablet, with a history of kidney problems or taking citrate salts (found in some calcium supplements, antacids and laxative). Do not take it with tetracycline antibiotics. Antacids can interfere with the absorption of iron preparation.
Use In Pregnancy Lactation
Pregnancy category C, so should be used in pregnancy only when necessary. Chronic high dose should be avoided. Children: Not recommended under 6 years of age unless properly diagnosed.
Store in a cool and dry place, away from light. Keep out of the reach of children.
Intestinal obstruction, renal function impairment, appendicitis, chronic diarrhea, sensitivity to magnesium, aluminium and simethicone.
Magalrat Plus Tablet: Each box contains 10x10 tablets in Alu-PVDC strips. Magalrat Plus Suspension: Bottle containing 200ml of syrup.