Maalox Plus Antacid Lemony Taste Suspension is recommended for symptomatic treatment of flatulence, heartburn and dyspepsia. It is a white suspension with a lemony taste that provides prompt in the above indications.
Do not change dose or exceed the standard dose; consult a physician in case of overdose. Do not use in patients suffering from renal impairment or those with debilitating ailments. It is also contraindicated in patients with possible bowel obstruction or those suffering from severe abdominal pain. The formulation contains aluminium hydroxide and magnesium salts which might cause constipation and hypomotility of the bowel. Do not use without consulting a doctor in case of pregnant or lactating women.
The suspension is for oral administration only. The standard dose for the elderly and adults is 5ml to 10ml of the suspension to be taken one hour prior to meals or at bedtime or as advised by the physician. Children above five years should be given a dose in proportion to the adult dosage. For children below five years, the standard dose is 5ml thrice daily.
Each 5ml of Maalox Plus contains as prime ingredients Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel 230mg, Simeticone 25mg and Magnesium Hydroxide 200mg. It also contains as excipients Domiphen bromide, Hydrogen peroxide 30%, Hydroxpropylcellulose, Microcrystalline cellulose, Citric acid monohydrate, Carmellose sodium, Sodium saccharin, Methylcellulose, Sorbitol liquid 70% (non-crystallising) (E420), Swiss cream flavour, Lemon flavour and purified water.
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