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Drug Guide    A   alka-Mint

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alka-Mint

Alka-Mint
Calcium Carbonate Chews


Alka-Mint is an antacid used to relieve upset stomach, heartburn or gas caused by stomach acid.

 
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Avg Consumer Rating 5 out of 5
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alka-Mint

Uses
Alka-Mint is an antacid used to relieve upset stomach, heartburn or gas caused by stomach acid.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, tiredness, and weakness.

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How To Use
  • Take this by mouth as directed.
  • Chew thoroughly and swallow.
  • Do not swallow the tablets whole.
  • Follow each dose with a full glass of water.
  • Do not increase the dose or take this more often than prescribed.
  • If you feel your dose is not effective, consult your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Alka-Mint is generally well tolerated.
  • Constipation or stomach cramps may occur.
  • Notify your doctor if they continue or become severe.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: loss of appetite, vomiting, dizziness, headache.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking this, tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease, any allergies.
  • Avoid taking more doses than recommended.
  • Alka-Mint is considered safe for use during pregnancy or breast-feeding when used as directed.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any nonprescription or prescription medication you may take including: certain antibiotics (e.g., tetracyclines, quinolones), demeclocycline, methacycline, verapamil (a calcium channel blocker), quinidine, sodium polystyrene sulfonate, iron-containing products.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for alka-Mint
Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 61
Location: US
Time Taken: 20 yrs days

Reason: Heart Burn and Gas Pain Date: 13 March 2011
Side Effects
None

Additional Thoughts
I had relief within 15 minutes and could go back to sleep. Very long lasting, great tasting and the only thing that ever worked. I did not take daily only when I had a flare up. Now I cannot find them

Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 73
Location: Newburgh NY
Time Taken: years days

Reason: heartburn Date: 11 August 2010
Side Effects
it's for my aunt who has heartburn and cannot locate these Alka-Mint tables. It is all she will use. Can you tell me where to find them?

Additional Thoughts
love them

Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 39
Location: Louisiana
Time Taken: 4 years

Reason: heartburn and acid reflux Date: 30 November 2008
Side Effects
none

Additional Thoughts
Alka Mints work better than any prescription medication I have ever taken. It is very hard to find any.

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