MAALOX


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MAALOXMagnesium and Aluminum Hydroxides
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Instead he gestured to his desk, and picked up each item: the logbook, the pencils, the Maalox, his coffee cup, and even the little gum eraser he kept in the top left corner.
The FDA has received five reports of consumers who used Maalox Total Relief, which contains bismuth subsalicylate, when they had intended to use one of the traditional Maalox antacid products, which contain aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone.
Novartis has agreed to change the name of Maalox Total Relief to a name that does not include the word "Maalox," to change the graphics on the container, and to report adverse events.
The treatments were equally successful in relieving indigestion, but by starting with over-the-counter antacids like Turns, Rolaids, Maalox, or Pepto-Bismol, a patient may be able to get satisfactory results without beginning treatment with more expensive prescription drugs.
To address these concerns, Sanofi-Aventis offered to sell its businesses for Maalox (Romania), Ercefuryl (Czech Republic) and Trental (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Estonia).
Medicines to help with throat pain include acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin.) You can also use Benadryl liquid, mixed with Maalox in a ratio of 1:1, swished around in the mouth for a numbing effect.
The first thing that the doctor discussed was to improve David's pooping by prescribing Maalox along with a motility drug.
By reason of my daily meetings with Ghassan Tueni, usually after lunch and after he had taken the anti-ulcer Maalox pills, I used to see MPs in the summer of 1975 entering and leaving his office while fellow Samia Shami, his secretary, welcomed them and saw them off.
After the patient received some Maalox, her condition improved.
Most antacids contain either calcium carbonate (Tums, Rolaids, Mylanta, Maalox) or magnesium hydroxide (Phillips Milk of Magnesia).
Antacids--Alka-Seltzer, Maalox, Mylanta, Pepto-Bismol and Rolaids are usually the first nonprescription medications recommended to relieve heartburn and mild GERD symptoms.
There are many recipes for a so-called "magic mouthwash" that may contain one part viscous lidocaine 2%, one part diphenhydramine elixir, one part Maalox or Mylanta, and one to two parts water plus flavoring.