BRAND NAME: DIGENOV SUSP
COMPOSITION: ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE 250MG + MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE 250MG + SIMETHICONE 50MG ORAL SUSP USP
This medication is an antacid and antigas medication commonly used to treat indigestion, bloating, heartburn, and discomfort caused due to gastric issues. Both aluminum and magnesium are effective in neutralizing the acid in the stomach and lowering the amount of acid. It does not prevent acid production only cures the already existing acid. Liquid antacid are rapid in action and easier to take than tablets. Acid production in the stomach causes stomach pain and indigestion which can be cured using this medicine.
Aluminum hydroxide magnesium hydroxide simethicone is an oral medication and is to be taken by mouth. Shake well before use. Antacids are generally taken after food or before sleeping. Take you dosage at a fixed interval to help you remember taking it every day.
Discard the syrup if it appears discolored or cloudy. Consult your doctor for more details regarding the proper use of this oral suspension.
Certain points must be taken care of while using this suspension. These points are given below:
Usual side effects of this medicine are given below which do not mostly require medical attention
Certain side effects should be reported to the doctor as early as possible
This may not be the complete list of possible side effects. Consult your doctor if your side effects persist for longer or are troublesome.
This is a list of a few medicines with which Aluminum hydroxide magnesium hydroxide suspension may interact and cause alterations
Question: Can we take Aluminum hydroxide magnesium hydroxide suspension twice a day?
Answer: The recommended dosage of this medicine is once or twice a day. Consult your doctor for the information on the right amount of dosage required by your body.
Question: Is it safe to use this medicine in a 15-year-old?
Answer: Although this medicine is considered to be safe and effective in maximum cases of children, it is recommended to confirm it with the doctor.
Question: Can this syrup cause constipation?
Answer: A common side effect of this medicine is constipation. Other side effects include nausea,vomiting and diarrhea.