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Mag-al Plus

Generic Names: Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone [a-LOO-mi-num-hye-DROX-ide, mag-NEE-see-um-hye-DROX-ide, and-sye-METH-i-kone].
Names of Brands: Almacone, Gelusil, Mag-al Plus, Milantex, Mylanta Maximum Strength, etc
Drug Class: Antacids.

What is Mag-al Plus?

Mag-al Plus is a medicine combination designed for treating heartburn, acid indigestion, stomach upset, and bloating due to gas, stomach discomfort, or stomach discomfort that is caused by drinking or eating excessive amounts of Mag-al Plus may also be used for reasons not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Mag-Al Plus

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

This medication could cause severe adverse consequences. If you notice any of the following symptoms, stop taking this medication and call your doctor right away:

  • Muscle weakness, bone pain.
  • Confusion, changes in your mental state, seizures (convulsions).
  • Pale skin, feeling lightheaded or short of breath, and a fast heart rate.

The less serious side effects could be more likely, and you could not experience any whatsoever. This isn't an exhaustive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

The medicine may cause your body to absorb other medications, particularly specific antibiotics. Avoid taking any other medications within 2 hours prior to or following the use of Mag-al Plus.

Before you take this drug

This medicine is for you if you're allergic to aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, or simethicone. Consult a pharmacist or doctor for a recommendation on whether this medicine is suitable for use if you are:

  • Kidney disease kidney disease.
  • If you are following an eating plan that is low in magnesium.

Talk to your doctor prior to taking this medication if you are nursing or pregnant. Avoid giving this medication to a child who is younger than 12 years old unless you have medical guidance.

How to take Mag-al Plus?

Use only as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. It is important to chew the tablet thoroughly before you take it in.

Make sure to shake off the oral suspension (liquid) prior to determining the dose. Make use of the dosing cup supplied or a dose-measuring instrument (not an ordinary spoon). Do not exceed the recommended dosage on the label of the medicine. Don't take this medicine in maximum doses for more than two weeks in a row. Antacids are usually used for a brief period of time until your symptoms are resolved. Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve within 2 weeks after you have taken the medication. Storage at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Make sure that you do not allow the medicine to cool down.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Mag-al Plus is used only when it's needed, and you might not be following a regular dosing regimen. Do not miss any doses when it's time to take the next dose. Do not take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

The medicine may cause your body to take in other medicines, including specific antibiotics. Be sure to avoid taking any other medicine within 2 hours prior to or 2 hours following the use of Mag-al Plus.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications could interfere with Mag-al Plus, like medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your doctor about all the medications you currently use as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.