Maalox Plus Suspension Liquid 250ml

£4.50

  • Suitable For Children Aged 2 And Over
  • Effective Treatment of Heartburn, Indigestion And Flatulence
  • Active Ingredient: Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy

Maalox Plus is used for the relief of indigestion (dyspepsia), heartburn and wind (flatulence). This product works by lowering the amount of acid in your stomach. The anti-foaming agent in Maalox Plus helps to remove gas from your stomach.

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Maalox Plus Suspension

What is Maalox Plus Suspension?

Maalox Plus contains three different medicines:

  • The first two medicines are called dried aluminium hydroxide gel and magnesium hydroxide. They belong to a group of medicines called antacids.
  • The other medicine is called simeticone. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-foaming agents.

Maalox Plus is used for:

  • The relief of indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Heartburn
  • Wind (flatulence)
    Maalox Plus works by lowering the amount of acid in your stomach. The anti-foaming agent in Maalox Plus helps to remove gas from your stomach.

See more information on heartburn on the NHS website

Before You Use

Do NOT use Mucogel Suspension if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to dried aluminium hydroxide gel, magnesium hydroxide, simeticone or any of the other ingredients in Maalox Plus. Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
  • are feeling very weak and have no energy (debilitated)
  • have kidney disease
  • have low levels of phosphate (called ‘hypophosphataemia’). This is shown up in blood tests.

How to Store Maalox Plus Suspension

  • Do not use after the expiry date shown on the carton after EXP.
  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Store below 30° C.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

Maalox Plus Side Effects

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea

Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):

  • Hypermagnesemia, including observations after prolonged administration to patients with
    renal impairment.

Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data):

  • Hypophosphatemia, this may occur at high doses of the product or even at normal doses especially in patients with low phosphorus diets.
  • Hyperaluminemia is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally elevated level of aluminium in the body.
  • Abdominal pain

How To Use Maalox Plus Suspension

Adults including the elderly:

  • Take one to two 5 ml spoonfuls 4 times each day
  • Take 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime
  • Alternatively, take as directed by your doctor

Children aged 12 to 18 years:

  • Give your child one to two 5 ml spoonfuls 4 times each day
  • Give this medicine 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime
  • Alternatively, give as directed by your doctor

Children aged 5 to 12 years:

  • Give your child a maximum of one 5 ml spoonful 3 to 4 times each day
  • Give this medicine 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals or at bedtime
  • Alternatively, give as directed by your doctor

Children 2 to 5 years old:

  • Do not give your child more than one 5 ml spoonful three times each day
  • Give this medicine 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime
  • Alternatively, give as directed by your doctor

If the symptoms do not go away, talk to your doctor.

Maalox Suspension Ingredients

Each bottle contains the following active substances in each 5ml of suspension: 230mg of dried aluminium hydroxide gel, 200mg of magnesium hydroxide and 25mg of simeticone.
The other ingredients are: domiphen bromide, microcrystalline cellulose, methylcellulose, hydroxypropylcellulose, hydrogen peroxide, citric acid monohydrate, sodium saccharin, sorbitol (E420), carmellose sodium, lemon flavour, swiss cream flavour and water.

See other indigestion and heartburn treatments here.

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