AMUCID SUGAR FREE SUSPENSION is a combination of Magaldrate and Simethicone which belongs to the group of medicines called Antacids and Anti-flatulent agents respectively. It is used for the treatment of heartburn (burning sensation in the chest due to stomach acid travelling up towards the throat), hyperacidity (excess acidity in stomach), indigestion, flatulence (expulsion of gas out of the body's intestines via the anus), bloating (buildup of gas in the stomach and intestines) and sour stomach.
It is also used to treat esophagitis (inflammation of the lining of the esophagus) or gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach), stomach or stress ulcers (open sores that develop on the lining of the stomach which may also occur due to stress) and gastroesophageal reflux (condition in which the stomach contents move up into the esophagus (food pipe).
Avoid alcohol, carbonated drinks and reduce intake of citrus fruit juices, caffeine to reduce acidity and gas problems. Also try to maintain a healthy diet plan with adequate sleep to get better results.
AMUCID SUGAR FREE SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in patients with high magnesium levels in blood, low phosphate levels in the blood, diarrhea and severe liver or kidney impairment.
Before taking AMUCID SUGAR FREE SUSPENSION inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems, appendicitis, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, bowel blockage, rectal bleeding of unknown cause, magnesium restricted diet and if you had a surgical history of bowel surgery.
AMUCID SUGAR FREE SUSPENSION should be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women only if advised by the doctor. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before giving AMUCID SUGAR FREE SUSPENSION to your child.
The most common side effects of taking AMUCID SUGAR FREE SUSPENSION are diarrhea, constipation and chalky taste. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen or bothers you.