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Aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone

Generic name: aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone [a-LOO-mi-num-hye-DROX-ide, mag-NEE-see-um-hye-DROX-ide, and-sye-METH-i-kone]
Brand names: Almacone, Gelusil, Mag-al Plus, Milantex, Mylanta Maximum Strength,… show all 53 brands
Dosage forms: oral suspension (200 mg-200 mg-20 mg/5 mL; 400 mg-400 mg-40 mg/5 mL), oral tablet, chewable (200 mg-200 mg-25 mg)
Drug class: antacids

What is Aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone?

Aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone re mixed mmix medicine that treat acid indigestion, heartburn, constipation due to gas, or stomach discomfort due to eating or drinking excessive amounts of them.Aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone can also be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of  Aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms or warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

This medication could cause severe adverse reactions. Take this medicine off and consult your physician immediately if you experience:

  • Muscles, and bone pain;
  • Confusion, changes in your mental state, seizure (convulsions);
  • Pale skin and feeling lightheaded and short-tempered; a rapid heart rate

The less serious side effects could be more likely, or there may be no side effects whatsoever.There isn't an exhaustive list of the possible impacts, as other things may occur.Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical effects. If you have a concern, report it to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.


This medication can make it more difficult for the body's system to take in other medications, including specific antibiotics. Do not take any other medication within 2 hours prior to or two hours after the intake of aluminium hydroxide, simethicone, and magnesium hydroxide.

Prior to use this drug

This medicine is for you if you're allergic to simethicone or magnesium hydroxide.

Consult a pharmacist or doctor to determine if this medication is suitable for use if you are:

  • Kidney disease kidney disease
  • If you're on a diet low in magnesium,

Talk to your doctor prior to taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.Don't give the medication to children younger than 12 years of age without medical guidance.

How to take Aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone?

Follow exactly the instructions on the label or as recommended by your physician.You should chew the tablet before you take it in.Make sure to shake off your oral suspension (liquid) prior to taking a dosage. Utilise the dosing cups provided or a dosage measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).Do not exceed the recommended dosage on the label of the medicine. Do not take this medication at the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks in one consecutive row.An antacid is usually taken for a brief period of time until symptoms improve. Consult your physician if symptoms do not improve after 2 weeks of using this medication.Storage at room temperature is free of heat and moisture. Don't allow the liquid medicine to become frozen.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Since magnesium hydroxide, aluminium hydroxide, and simethicone are utilised when they are needed, it is possible that you are not following a regular dosing regimen. Do not miss any doses in the event that it's nearing time for the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

This medication can cause the body's system to take in other drugs, including specific antibiotics. Be sure to avoid taking any other medication within 2 hours prior to or 2 hours following the time you have taken aluminium hydroxide, simethicone, magnesium hydroxide, and

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can affect aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone, which include medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about your current medications and any medications you take or stop taking.




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