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Alginic Acid / Aluminum Hydroxide / Magnesium Trisilicate Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 160 mg-40 mg; 80 mg-20 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia

Extra strength formula: 1 to 2 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 8 tablets/day.
Regular strength formula: 2 to 4 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 16 tablets/day.

Usual Adult Dose for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Extra strength formula: 1 to 2 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 8 tablets/day.
Regular strength formula: 2 to 4 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 16 tablets/day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dyspepsia

13 to 18 years:
Extra strength formula: 1 to 2 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 8 tablets/day.
Regular strength formula: 2 to 4 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 16 tablets/day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

13 to 18 years:
Extra strength formula: 1 to 2 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 8 tablets/day.
Regular strength formula: 2 to 4 chewable tablets orally 4 times a day as needed, after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. The normally recommended maximum dose is 16 tablets/day.

Dose Adjustments

Many authorities recommend between 80-160 mEq of acid neutralizing capability per dose for gastroesphageal reflux disease. Higher doses may be required in these patients.

Other Comments

Each dose should be followed by 120 mL of water.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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