What is the use of Aludrox Tablets?
This combination medication contains antacids, prescribed for preventing ulcers, heartburn relief, acid indigestion and stomach upsets. Aludrox (840 mg) neutralizes acid in the stomach.
How do you take Aludrox?
How to use Aludrox Tablet, Chewable. Take this medication by mouth, usually after meals and at bedtime as needed. Follow all the directions on the product package or use as directed by your doctor. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Why is antacid used to relieve gastric pain?
Antacids contain alkaline ions that chemically neutralize stomach gastric acid, reducing damage to the stomach lining and esophagus, and relieving pain. Some antacids also inhibit pepsin, an enzyme that can damage the esophagus in acid reflux.
Can aluminum hydroxide hurt you?
Aluminum hydroxide side effects pain when you urinate; muscle weakness, tiredness; extreme drowsiness; or. bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Can you mix Maalox and omeprazole?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Maalox and omeprazole. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What do you need to know about aludrox tablets?
Aludrox Tablet, Chewable. This medication is used to treat the symptoms of too much stomach acid such as stomach upset, heartburn, and acid indigestion. Aluminum and magnesium antacids work quickly to lower the acid in the stomach. Liquid antacids usually work faster/better than tablets or capsules.
What do you need to know about aluminum hydroxide?
What is aluminum hydroxide? Aluminum is a naturally occurring mineral. Aluminum hydroxide is an antacid. Aluminum hydroxide is used to treat heartburn, upset stomach, sour stomach, or acid indigestion. Aluminum hydroxide is also used to reduce phosphate levels in people with certain kidney conditions.
How often should I take aluminum hydroxide gel?
1 to 12 years: use Al(OH)3 or aluminum carbonate gel product only: 50 to 150 mg/kg/day orally (as aluminum hydroxide gel) administered in equally divided doses every 4 to 6 hours; titrate to normal serum phosphate level.
Can you take aluminum hydroxide without a syringe?
Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon). Do not take aluminum hydroxide for longer than 2 weeks without your doctor’s advice. Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. What happens if I miss a dose?