Active substance(s): DRIED ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE / MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
(dried aluminium hydroxide gel 220 mg/5 ml,
magnesium hydroxide 195 mg/5 ml)
A mint flavoured oral suspension for the prompt
relief of acid indigestion, upset stomach (gastritis),
stomach or duodenal ulcers, reflux and heartburn.
Also contains: E420, E218 and E216.
See leaflet inside for more information.
Adults, elderly and children over 12 years:
Shake the bottle well before use.
Take 10-20 ml three times a day 20-60 minutes
after meals, and at bedtime, or as required.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not go away.
Children under 12 years: Not recommended.
Do not use after 28 days from opening.
Store below 25oC. Do not freeze.
Do not take after the expiry date.
The expiry date relates to the last day
of that month.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Peel back but do not remove
MA Holder: Chemidex Pharma Ltd,
Chemidex House, Egham, TW20 8RB.
DO NOT TAKE Mucogel Suspension if you:
are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the
have severe kidney problems
are severely weak or infirm.
CAUTION - consult your doctor or pharmacist
if you are:
taking vitamins or any other medicines
taking tetracycline antibiotics
Important information about some of the
ingredients of Mucogel Suspension:
Hydroxybenzoates (E218 and E216) - may
cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed),
e.g. rash, swelling of the face.
Sorbitol (E420) - if you have an intolerance to
some sugars tell your doctor before taking
If you take more than you should:
Problems are unlikely but tell your doctor or
pharmacist straight away.
Other medicines and magnesium hydroxide
Some medicines may be affected by
magnesium hydroxide or they may affect how
well magnesium hydroxide will work. Tell your
doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other
medicine; in particular if you are taking
Side effects such as constipation or diarrhoea
are unlikely but if you get any side effects tell
your doctor or pharmacist.
Frequency not known:
Frequency very rare:
Hypermagnesemia. This was seen after
prolonged administration to patients with renal
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: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this medicine.
Take to your pharmacist for disposal.
What Mucogel Suspension contains:
dried aluminium hydroxide gel (220 mg/5 ml)
and magnesium hydroxide (195 mg/5 ml).
sorbitol (E420), mannitol, hydrochloric acid,
citric acid, methyl and propyl hydroxybenzoates
(E218 and E216), simeticone emulsion,
saccharin sodium, hydrogen peroxide,
peppermint oil, sodium hypochlorite, purified
Purna Pharmaceuticals NV, Rijksweg 17,
2870 Puurs, Belgium.
Text revised: 10/2017
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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