Alamag Plus

Name: Alamag Plus

Alamag Plus Drug Class

Alamag Plus is part of the drug classes:

  • Aluminium compounds

  • Magnesium compounds

  • Other urologicals

How should I take this medicine?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

The chewable tablet must be chewed before you swallow it.

Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose. Measure the liquid with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.

An antacid is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up. Do not take this medicine for longer than 2 weeks in a row without medical advice. Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while using aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not allow the liquid form of this medicine to freeze.

What other drugs will affect this medicine?

Other drugs may interact with aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Usual Adult Dose for Flatulence

Initial:
Al hydroxide/Mg hydroxide/simethicone 400 mg-400 mg-40 mg to 1600 mg-1600 mg-160 mg four times daily.

The maximum daily dose Al hydroxide/Mg hydroxide/simethicone is 4800 mg-4800 mg-480 mg four times a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Flatulence

>12 years: Al hydroxide/Mg hydroxide/simethicone 400 mg-400 mg-40 mg to 800 mg-800 mg-80 mg four times daily.

The maximum daily dose of Al hydroxide/Mg hydroxide/simethicone is 4800 mg-4800 mg-480 mg four times a day.

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