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|Product Name:||Aluminium Hydroxide Tablets||Composition:||Each Tablet Contains:Aluminium Hydroxide 500MG|
|Indications:||Symptomatic Relief Of Gastric Hyperacidity Associated With Gastritis, Esophageal Reflux, And Hiatal Hernia; Adjunct In Treatment Of Gastric And Duodenal Ulcer.||Storage Instructions:||Store In A Dry Place Below 25°C In Tightly Closed Container.|
|Expiration Date:||3 Years|
Aluminium Hydroxide Tablets 300MG 500MG Gastroenterology 10*10's / Box
Aluminium Hydroxide Tablets 500MG
Each tablet contains Aluminium Hydroxide 500 mg.
Nonsystemic antacid with moderate neutralizing action. Reduces acid concentration and pepsin activity by
raising pH of gastric and intraesophageal secretions.
Absorption: Minimal absorption. Peak: Slow onset. Duration: 2 h when taken with food; 3 h when taken
1 h after food. Elimination: In feces as insoluble phosphates.
Symptomatic relief of gastric hyperacidity associated with gastritis, esophageal reflux, and hiatal hernia;
adjunct in treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcer. More commonly used in combination with other antacids.
Prolonged use of high doses in presence of low serum phosphate; pregnancy (category C).
Renal impairment; gastric outlet obstruction; older adults; decreased bowel activity (e.g., patients receiving
anticholinergic, antidiarrheal, or antispasmodic agents); patients who are dehydrated or on fluid restriction.
ROUTE & DOSAGE:
Adult: PO 500 mg t.i.d. or q.i.d.
Tablet must be chewed until it is thoroughly wetted before swallowing.
Note for antacid use: Follow well-chewed tablet with one-half glass of water or milk;
ADVERSE EFFECTS AND PRECAUTIONS:
GI: Constipation, fecal impaction, intestinal obstruction. CNS: Dialysis dementia (thought to be due to
aluminum intoxication). Metabolic: Hypophosphatemia, hypomagnesemia.
Assessment & Drug Effects
Note number and consistency of stools. Constipation is common and dose related. Intestinal obstruction
from fecal concretions has been reported.
Drug: Aluminum will decrease absorption of chloroquine, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, digoxin, isoniazid, iron
salts, nsaids, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, phenytoin, phenothiazines, quinidine, tetracycline, thyroxine. Sodium
polystyrene sulfonate may cause systemic alkalosis.
Store in a dry place below 25°C in tightly closed container.