MAGNESIUM TRISILICATE MIXTURE BP
Active substance(s): MAGNESIUM CARBONATE LIGHT / MAGNESIUM TRISILICATE / SODIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE / MAGNESIUM CARBONATE LIGHT / MAGNESIUM TRISILICATE / SODIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE / MAGNESIUM CARBONATE LIGHT / MAGNESIUM TRISILICATE / SODIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE
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Data Matrix: 21510215 VERIFIED
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Reformulation to chloroform free
If you accidentally take too much see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show which
medicine you have swallowed.
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
The active ingredients per 5ml are: magnesium
trisilicate 250mg, magnesium carbonate 250mg,
sodium hydrogen carbonate 250mg.
65 x 170mm
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3. Further information
Like all medicines, Magnesium Trisilicate Mixture can
have side effects, although these don’t affect
Possible side effects are:
• Stomach cramps.
• Overuse for a long time may cause kidney stones.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use
and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you
what to do.
The other ingredients are: sodium methyl and sodium
propyl parahydroxybenzoates (E219, E217),
peppermint oil, polysorbate 20 (E432), saccharin
sodium, xanthan gum (E415), menthol and purified
What the medicine looks like
Magnesium Trisilicate Mixture is a white suspension
which separates on standing.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was last revised in June 2015
2. Possible side effects
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side
effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report
side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.
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Important ingredient information
• This product contains 6.4mmol (or 147mg) sodium
per 10ml dose. To be taken into consideration by
patients on a controlled sodium diet.
• It also contains sodium methyl and sodium propyl
parahydroxybenzoates (E219, E217) which may
cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
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Magnesium Trisilicate Mixture
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or
your child are taking….
• Or are taking steroids.
• Lansoprazole (for a stomach ulcer).
• Rosuvastatin (for high cholesterol).
• Levothyroxine (for thyroid problems).
1. Before you use this medicine
Do not use the medicine if you or your child Any other medicines, including medicines obtained • Penicillamine (for rheumatoid arthritis).
without a prescription, as antacids can interfere with • Digoxin (for heart failure).
• Ulipristal (morning after pill).
their action, e.g.
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
• Mycophenolate (an immunosuppressant medicine).
• ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure.
• Eltrombopag to treat low platelet counts.
• Medicines for bacterial, fungal or viral infections
• Severe kidney failure.
(e.g. tetracyclines, methenamine, fluoroquinolones, • Polystyrene sulphonate resins.
• High levels of alkali in the blood.
• Erlotinib (a cancer medicine).
rifampicin, azithromycin, atazanavir, tipranavir,
• Low levels of calcium or phosphate in the blood.
• Reduced stomach acid.
• Bile acids.
• Medicines to prevent blood clotting
• Heart failure.
• Iron preparations.
• High blood pressure.
Magnesium Trisilicate Mixture may affect the action of
• Medicines for mental illness (e.g. barbiturates,
• Liver problems.
these and other medicines, so allow 2 to 4 hours
phenothiazines, sulpiride, lithium).
• Or you are on a low salt (sodium) diet.
between taking this and any other medicine.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or • Gabapentin or phenytoin (for epilepsy).
• Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine or proguanil to
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
your child have….
prevent or treat malaria.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using
• Water retention.
• Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.
this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant
• Kidney problems.
or are breastfeeding.
• High levels of acid or low levels of potassium in the • Fexofenadine (an antihistamine).
• Deflazacort (a corticosteroid).
FRONT FACE REVERSE:
This medicine contains antacids to reduce excess
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Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate
Relieves indigestion & heartburn
Do not store above 25°C. Once opened use
within 28 days.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M.
Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0025 21510215
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For symptomatic relief of indigestion,
heartburn and dyspepsia.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Take the mixture by
Adults, the elderly and children over 12
years: Take 2 to 4 x 5ml spoonfuls in a little
water. Take three times a day or as required.
Children 5 to 12 years: Take 1 to 2 x 5ml
spoonfuls in a little water. Take three times a
day or as required.
Do not give to children under 5 years old
unless your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Active ingredients per 5ml:
magnesium trisilicate 250mg,
magnesium carbonate 250mg,
sodium hydrogen carbonate 250mg.
Also contains amongst other ingredients
sodium parahydroxybenzoates (E219, E217).
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at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix for
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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