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Megalrat Plus Tablets
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MEGALRAT PLUS INDICATIONS
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
Treating acid indigestion, heartburn, gas, and sour stomach. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Magaldrate (Megalrat Plus)/Simethicone Suspension is an antacid and antiflatulent combination. The antacid works by neutralizing stomach acid and increasing the pH of the stomach. The antiflatulent works by breaking up gas bubbles, which makes gas easier to eliminate.
MEGALRAT PLUS DOSAGE
1 or 2 tabs between meals and at bedtime or as recommended.
MEGALRAT PLUS INTERACTIONS
• ammonium chloride
• aspirin and aspirin-like medicines
• cellulose sodium phosphate
• glipizide or glyburide
• heart medicines, such as digoxin or digitoxin
• iron salts or iron supplements
• medicines for mental problems, such as anxiety and psychotic disturbances
• medicines for movement abnormalities as in Parkinson’s disease, or for gastrointestinal problems
• medicines for stomach ulcers and stomach problems
• other magnesium-containing antacids, laxatives or supplements
• sodium fluoride
• sodium polystyrene sulfonate
• thyroid hormones (example: levothyroxine)
• valproic acid
MEGALRAT PLUS SIDE EFFECTS
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; diarrhea; intestinal pain.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
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.
MEGALRAT PLUS CONTRAINDICATIONS
Do NOT use Magaldrate (Megalrat Plus)/Simethicone Suspension if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Magaldrate (Megalrat Plus)/Simethicone Suspension.
you have a history of kidney problems.
you are taking citrate salts (found in some calcium supplements, antacids, and laxatives).
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
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