Megagel Suspension (Aluminium Hydroxide & Magnesium Hydroxide) by Life Pharmaceutical Company

Drug Category: Antacids

Indication: For relief of heartburn and acid indigestion.

Composition:

Each 5ml contains:

  • Aluminium Hydroxide……………..200mg
  • Magnesium Hydroxide……..………80mg

Pharmacological Action:

  • Aluminum hydroxide: Aluminum hydroxide is a basic inorganic salt that acts by neutralizing hydrochloric acid in gastric secretions. Aluminum hydroxide is slowly solubilized in the stomach and reacts with hydrochloric acid to form aluminum chloride and water. It also inhibits the action of pepsin by increasing the pH and via adsorption. Cytoprotective effects may occur through increases in bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) and prostaglandins.

Presentation:

  • Amber Glass Bottle
  • Syrup in High Density Polyethylene Bottle

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