Magaldrate Plus Suspension Side Effects
Generic Name: magaldrate / simethicone
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of magaldrate / simethicone. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Magaldrate Plus Suspension.
For the Consumer
Applies to magaldrate / simethicone: suspension
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking magaldrate / simethicone:
Constipation; diarrhea; intestinal pain.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry stools; loss of appetite; muscle weakness; nausea; slow reflexes; vomiting; vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to magaldrate / simethicone: oral suspension, oral tablet chewable
Musculoskeletal side effects including osteomalacia, bone pain, and muscular weakness have been reported with the use of magaldrate.[Ref]
Other side effects have been reported with the use of magaldrate including malaise, decreased fluoride absorption, milk-alkali syndrome, and aluminum accumulation in serum, bone and the CNS.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects including neurotoxicity and encephalopathy have been reported with the use of magaldrate.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects including rebound hyperacidity, diarrhea, intestinal obstruction, and constipation have been reported with the use of magaldrate.[Ref]
Simethicone has no known side effects.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Ron Acid (magaldrate)." Major Pharmaceuticals Inc, Livonia, MI.
2. "Product Information. Mylicon (simethicone)." Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, Arlington, TX.
Not all side effects for Magaldrate Plus Suspension may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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