Antacid Tablet is manufactured by Astra Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. Antacid Tablet contains 250 mg+400 mg Aluminium Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide. It is Antacids class drug.
This drug is well-balanced combination of essential non-systemic antacids which excel in efficacy and palatability. These are dependable antacid preparations without acid rebound, constipating or cathertic effects. Both the preparations provide symptomatic relief of hyperacidity associated with heartburn, acid ingestion or sour stomach.
Aluminium hydroxide gel, a slow acting antacid and an adsorbent with prolonged effect, has high neutralizing power. Magnesium Hydroxide possesses a slow but sustained acid neutralizing property. Antacids of both tablet and suspension possess adsorbent property. They form a protecting coating over the ulcer surface facilitating its healing; thus protecting the sensitive mucosa of stomach and duodenum from further irritation.
This drug is used for Hyperacidity, peptic ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, sour stomach & dyspepsia.
|Generic:||Aluminium Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide|
|Weight:||250 mg+400 mg|
|Manufacturer:||Astra Biopharmaceuticals Ltd|
|Last Updated:||November 19, 2020 at 6:15 pm|
Table Of contents
Antacid contains Aluminium Hydroxide + Magnesium Hydroxide 250 mg+400 mg. Antacid Dosage:
Tablet: Two tablets 1-3 hours after meal and at bed time or as directed by the physician.
Suspension: 2 tea spoonful 1-3 hours after meal and at bed time or as directed by the physician.
Long term use of any antacid results in alkaluria, which may predispose to nephrolithiasis by forming precipitation of calcium phosphate.
This drug inhibits the absorption of following drugs: Azithromycin, cefpodoxime, ciprofloxacin, isoniazid, rifampicin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, pivampicillin, tetracyclines, Gabapentin and phenytoin, Itraconazole, ketoconazole, Chloroquine ,hydroxychloroquine and Phenothiazines.
Pregnancy Lactation use
It is advised to avoid antacid preparations in the first trimester of pregnancy.
This is contraindicated in hypophosphataemia. It is also contraindicated in alkalosis and hypermagnesaemia where abdominal distention may be due to partial or complete intestinal obstruction.
Alimentary preparations: This drug reduces the absorption of tetracycline when given concomitantly. These should not be used concomitantly.
Interaction with other Medicine
Store in cool and dry place, out of reach of children.