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Mylanta Heartburn Relief

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Generic Name: Alginic acid; Aluminium hydroxide; Calcium carbonate; Magnesium hydroxide; Sodium bicarbonate
Product Name: Mylanta Heartburn Relief

Indication

Mylanta is an antacid that is used to relieve the symptoms of heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease and indigestions

Action

Mylanta acts by neutralising the excess acid produced in the stomach and by preventing stomach acid from refluxing into the oesophagus.

Dose advice

Liquid form20 ml three times a day taken after meals and at bedtime.TabletsTwo tablets chewed then swallowed three times a day taken after meals and at bedtime.Mylanta is safe to use during pregnancy.

Schedule

Unscheduled

Common side effects

Constipation

Uncommon side effects

Diarrhoea may occur with high doses

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 1 January, 1970

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