Maalox Plus Suspension 250ml

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Description

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.

Directions for use:

  • Shake well before use
  • Take this medicine by mouth

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.

Warnings:

Do not take Maalox Plus if:

  • You are allergic (hypersensitive) to dried aluminium hydroxide gel, magnesium hydroxide, simeticone or any of the other ingredients in Maalox Plus (listed in section 6).
    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 disease
  • You have low levels of phosphate (called ‘hypophosphataemia’). This is shown up in blood tests.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Maalox Plus if:

  • You are on a low-phosphorous diet
  • You are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.
  • You are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed

Children

In small children use of magnesium hydroxide may cause hypermagnesemia particularly if they have renal impairment or dehydration.

 

Contains:

  • 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

 

Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.

Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine

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