Magalcon Plus

Magaldrate & Simethicone
Antiulcerant

Magalcon Plus

Description

Composition:

Magalcon Plus Suspension:

Each 5 ml contains Magaldrate USP 480 mg and simethicone USP 20 mg.

Pharmacology:

Magaldrate neutralizes gastric acid, thereby incresing pH of stomach and duodenal bulb. It also increases lower esophageal sphincter tone and inhibits smooth muscle contraction and gastric emptying. Simethicone lowers the surface tension of gas bubbles.

Indication:

Hyperacidity, gastric and duodenal ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, dyspepsia. gastroesophageal reflux. It is also indicated for the relief of flatulence, abdominal distention and windy colic.

Dosage & Administration:

Magalcon Plus Suspension: 2-4 teaspoonfuls (10-20 ml) of suspension, 20 to 60 minutes after meals and at bed time,  or as directed by the physician.

Contraindication:

Intestinal obstruction, renal function impairment, appendicitis, chronic diarrhoea, sensitivity to aluminium, magnesium and simethicone.

Side Effects:

Constipation, diarrhoea, intestinal Pain.

Use in pregnancy & Lactation:

Pregnancy category C, so should be used in pregnancy only when necessary. Chronic high dose should be avoided.

Children:

Not recommended under 6 years of age unless properly diagnosed.

Precaution:

Should be cautions, if allergic to any ingredient to Magaldrate and Simethicone suspension, with a history of kidney problems or taking citrate salts (found in some calcium supplements, antacids and laxative). Do not take with tetracycline antibiotics. Antacids can interfere with the absorption of iron preparation.

Storage Condition:

Store in a cool and dry place. Protect from light. Keep out of children.

How Supplied:

Magalcon Plus Suspension: Each PET bottle contains 200 ml suspension.