Maalox Chewable Tablets contain two different Medicines called aluminium oxide, hydrated and magnesium hydroxide. They belong to a group of medicines called antacids. They work by lowering the amount of acid in your stomach.
How to Use
- Adults including elderly persons: Take one or two tablets 4 times daily (twenty minutes to one hour after meals and at bedtime). The tablet should be chewed.
- Do not take more than 8 tablets in a 24 hour period or use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks except on the advice of your doctor.
- Not recommended for children.
Do not take Maalox Chewable Tablets if:
- You are allergic (hypersensitive) to aluminium oxide, hydrated, magnesium hydroxide or any of the other ingredients in Maalox Chewable Tablets (see below). Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
- You are feeling very weak and have no energy (debilitated)
- You have kidney problems
- You have low levels of phosphate (called “hypophosphataemia”).
Take special care with Maalox Chewable Tablets Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking your medicine if:
- You suffer from porphyria
- You suffer from diabetes
Use of Maalox Chewable Tablets is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding
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