This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- reduce gas
Brand Name(s): Almacone, Comfort Gel, Maalox Max, Maalox Plus, Mi-Acid, Mintox Plus
Generic Name: Aluminum Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide/Simethicone
Drink the medicine.
Measure the dose of liquid medicine carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with the medicine. If you do not have one, please ask your pharmacist for help.
Take the medicine after eating a meal.
Store at room temperature or in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Keep the medicine away from heat and light.
Shake the bottle well before using the medicine.
This medicine can reduce the absorption of other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the best times to use this product.
If you are using this medicine regularly, it is important to take each dose of medicine on time. Keep taking the medicine even if you feel well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- constipation or diarrhea
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- decreased appetite
- irregular heart beat
- shallow, irregular breathing
- coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
- slow heartbeat
- muscle weakness
- stomach pain
- dark, tarry stool
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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