Maalox Chewable Tablets contain two different Medicines called aluminium oxide, hydrated and magnesium hydroxide. They belong to a group of medicines called antacids.
Maalox Chewable Tablets are used for the relief of indigestion (dyspepsia).
Maalox Chewable Tablets work by lowering the amount of acid in your stomach.
Directions for 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.
Children: Not recommended in children.
Do not take Maalox Chewable Tablets if:
Take special care with Maalox Chewable Tablets Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking your medicine if:
Use of Maalox Chewable Tablets is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding
Each tablet contains: 400mg of aluminium oxide, hydrated and 400mg of magnesium hydroxide.
The other ingredients are confectioners sugar (contains sucrose and starch), sorbitol (E420), sucrose, mannitol, magnesium stearate, saccharin sodium and peppermint flavour powder.
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine