Riopan Plus Double Strength Side Effects
Generic Name: magaldrate / simethicone
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug magaldrate / simethicone. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Riopan Plus Double Strength.
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.
It is possible that some side effects of Riopan Plus Double Strength may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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