Antigas

Antigas

Manufacturer:

Favorex

Distributor:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Magnesium Trisilicate, Aluminium Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide, Simethicone.
Description
Each tablet contains: Magnesium Trisilicate 300 mg, Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel 250 mg, Magnesium Hydroxide 100 mg, Simethicone 40 mg.
Action
Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel is a useful antacid.
It is used to provide symptomatic relief in gastric and duodenal ulcer and in reflux oesophagitis, and is used in the treatment of hyperchlorhydria. Its constipating action is counteracted by Magnesium Hydroxide, Magnesium Trisilicate which also have antacid property. Magnesium Trisilicate also has adsorbent property and is non-toxic. Simethicone is an antiflatulence which acts by changing the surface tension of gas bubbles in the stomach, thereby causing them to coalesce.
Indications/Uses
Antigas is used to provide symptomatic relief in gastric and duodenal ulcer and in reflux oesophagitis, and is used in the treatment of hyperchlorhydria, flatulence and meteorism, and for the relief of abdominal distension.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 or 2 tablets, 3-4 times a day, after meals and at bed time, or as directed by the physician. Chew the tablets before swallowing.
Storage
Store below 30°C in well-closed container and protect from light.
ATC Classification
A02AF - Antacids with antiflatulents ; Used in the treatment of acid-related disorders.
Presentation/Packing
Tab 50 x 10's.
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