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Aluminum hydroxide / magnesium carbonate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Aluminum hydroxide / magnesium carbonate is also known as: Acid Gone, Acid Gone Extra Strength, Gaviscon Extra Strength, Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid, Genaton

Aluminum hydroxide / magnesium carbonate Pregnancy Warnings

There are insufficient data in animal studies regarding the effects of this drug on pregnancy, embryofetal development, parturition, and/or postnatal development. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

Caution is recommended.

US FDA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.

See references

Aluminum hydroxide / magnesium carbonate Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Data not available
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

Comments:
-Aluminum hydroxide is considered compatible with breastfeeding by the WHO.
-Some authorities recommend monitoring breastfed infants for side effects.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Gaviscon Extra Strength (aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Department of Adolescent and Child Health and Development. UNICEF. World Health Organization "Breastfeeding and maternal medication: recommendations for drugs in the eleventh Who model list of essential drugs. Available from: URL: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2002/55732.pdf?ua=1" ([2003]):
  2. "Product Information. Gaviscon Extra Strength (aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Further information

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