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Aluminum Hydroxide / Magnesium Hydroxide Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 225 mg-200 mg/5 mL; 600 mg-300 mg/5 mL; 200 mg-200 mg; 280 mg-350 mg/5 mL; 200 mg-200 mg/5 mL; 500 mg-500 mg/5 mL; 400 mg-400 mg; 300 mg-150 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia

Aluminum hydroxide 200 mg-magnesium hydroxide 200 mg/5 mL oral suspension: 10 to 20 mL orally 4 times a day or as needed/directed
-Maximum dose: 80 mL/day
-Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks

Uses:
-For the relief of acid indigestion, heartburn, and/or sour stomach
-For the relief of upset stomach due to acid indigestion, heartburn, and/or sour stomach

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dyspepsia

12 years and older:
Aluminum hydroxide 200 mg-magnesium hydroxide 200 mg/5 mL oral suspension: 10 to 20 mL orally 4 times a day or as needed/directed
-Maximum dose: 80 mL/day
-Duration of therapy: Up to 2 weeks

Uses:
-For the relief of acid indigestion, heartburn, and/or sour stomach
-For the relief of upset stomach due to acid indigestion, heartburn, and/or sour stomach

Renal Dose Adjustments

Use with caution.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Shake well before use.

Storage requirements:
-Protect from freezing.

Patient advice:
-Advise patients to speak to their healthcare provider if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Further information

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

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