Aciguard Antacid Suspension is used for the treatment of acid indigestion, painful pressure, stomach upset, heartburn, lower phosphate levels, excess stomach acid production, increased water in the intestines, overdose, toxicity, sour stomach, and other related conditions.
ACIGUARD SUSPENSION is used for Acid indigestion, Painful pressure, Stomach upset, Heartburn, Lower phosphate levels, Stomach acid, Increases water in the intestines, Overdose, Toxicity, Sour stomach and other conditions. Aciguard Antacid Suspension may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Each 5ml contains:
Aluminium Hydroxide, Dried – 250mg
Magnesium Hydroxide – 250mg
Simethicone – 50mg
Gastric distress resulting from retention of gas and hyperacidity such as may occur in functional dyspepsia. The latter may result from dietary indiscretions, air swallowing, excessive smoking.
constipation or altered gastric motor activity.
Gastric hyperactivity, gastrtis (including iatrogenic gastritis), heartburn of pregnancy, osophagitis.
Adjunctively, in peptic ulcer and hiatus hernia.
Known idiosyncrasy to any of the ingredients.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
10-15ml, 8 hourly, or as frequently as the prescribing physician recommends. Shake well before use.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Aluminium may cause nausea, vomiting and constipation. Large doses can cause intestinal obstruction. Excessive or normal doses in patients with low phosphate diets may cause phosphate depletion accompanied by increased resorption and urinary excretion of calcium with the risk of osteomalacia. Osteomalacia, with chronic renal failure on hich aluminium dose as a phosphate binding agent.
Magnesium may cause diarrhea. Hypermagnesaemia may occur if renal function is impaired.
Magnesium hydroxide and other magnesium salts, in the presence of renal insufficiency, may cause central nervous system depression. Aluminium and magnesium may alter the absorption of other medicines from the gastro-intestinal tract if administered concomitantly.
ACIGUARD is available jacketed, in 200ml amber glass bottles, fitted with temper proof caps supplied with a dispenser
Store in a dry place below 30°C and protected from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Bells Antacid Mixture
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