DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS

Alumag

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Alumag uses


Active ingredient Regular Strength

Alumag 95mg

Magnesium carbonate 358mg

Active ingredient Extra Strength

Alumag 254mg

Magnesium carbonate 237.5mg

Purpose

Antacid

Uses

relieves

  • heartburn
  • acid indigestion
  • sour stomach
  • upset stomach associated with these symptoms

Warnings

Do not use if you have kidney disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.
  • if you are on a sodium-restricted diet

When using this product

  • do not take more than 8 tablespoonfuls in 24 hours
  • do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks
  • laxative effect may occur

When using this product

  • do not take more than 16 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours
  • do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks except under the advice and supervision of a doctor
  • laxative effect may occur

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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Directions

  • shake well
  • take 1-2 tablespoonfuls four times a day or as directed by a doctor
  • take after meals and at bedtime
  • dispense product only by spoon or other measuring device

Directions

  • shake well
  • take 2-4 teaspoonfuls four times a day or as directed by a doctor
  • take after meals and at bedtime
  • dispense product only by spoon or other measuring device

Other information

  • each tablespoon (15mL) contains: magnesium 115mg, sodium 52mg
  • store at up to 25°C (77°F); avoid freezing
  • keep tightly closed

Other information

  • each teaspoon (5mL) contains: magnesium 80mg, sodium 14mg
  • store at up to 25°C (77°F); avoid freezing
  • keep tightly closed
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Inactive ingredients

benzyl alcohol, D&C yellow #10, edetate disodium, FD&C blue #1, flavor, glycerin, saccharin sodium, sodium alginate, sorbitol solution, water, xanthan gum

Inactive ingredients

benzyl alcohol, edetate disodium, flavor, glycerin, saccharin sodium, simethicone emulsion, sodium alginate, sorbitol solution, water, xanthan gum

Inactive Ingredients

Benzyl alcohol, edentate disodium, flavor, glycerin, saccharin sodium, simethicone emulsion, sodium alginate, sorbitol solution, water, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

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Distributed by:

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, L.P.

Moon Twp, PA 15108, Made in the U.S.A

IMPORTANT:

Do not use if foil inner seal imprinted "SEALED FOR YOUR PROTECTION" is disturbed or missing.

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Alumag pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Alumag available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Alumag destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Alumag Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Alumag pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE LIQUID [ATLANTIC BIOLOGICALS CORPS]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."MILK OF MAGNESIA ORIGINAL (MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE) LIQUID [ATLANTIC BIOLOGICALS CORPS]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Alumag?

Depending on the reaction of the Alumag after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Alumag not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Alumag addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Alumag, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Alumag consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

Two visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Alumag drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 6-10mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
Visitors%
6-10mg1
50.0%
11-50mg1
50.0%

One visitor reported time for results

What is the time duration Alumag drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sDrugs.com website users needed 2 days to notice the result from using Alumag drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Alumag need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
Visitors%
2 days1
100.0%

Three visitors reported age

Visitors%
1-52
66.7%
30-451
33.3%

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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