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Treats indigestion, heartburn, and peptic ulcers.
Store at room temperature away from heat, direct light, and moisture.
Do not freeze.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
APPEARANCE: Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Liquid.
Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
Always follow dose instructions on the medicine label when taking this medicine without your doctor's advice.
Take this medicine between meals and at bedtime.
Shake the oral liquid well before each use.
Chew the chewable tablet before swallowing.
If you are being treated for peptic ulcer, keep taking the antacid for as long as your doctor tells you to.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Nausea or vomiting
Excessive weakness or tiredness
Going to the bathroom (urinating) more often
Changes in mood, confusion
Headache that does not go away
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to magaldrate.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
If it is almost time for your next regular dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
You should not use two doses at the same time.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
Talk with your doctor before taking antacids if you have heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, liver disease, severe stomach pains or diarrhea.
You should not use certain brands of this medicine if you have kidney disease or are on dialysis.
Some brands contain ingredients that could be harmful if your kidneys are not working properly.
Always ask your health caregiver what specific brands of this medicine will work best for you.
Unless you are taking antacids for peptic ulcer, you should not use continually for more than 2 weeks.
Antacids may contain large amounts of sodium.
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