Belcid

Belcid

Manufacturer:

Biolab

Distributor:

Biopharm
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 15 mL susp Al(OH)3 918 mg, Mg(OH)2 300 mg, simethicone 60 mg
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic relief of peptic & duodenal ulcer pains; heartburn, acid reflux & hard to swallow due to GERD; acid indigestion, sore stomach & dyspepsia.
Dosage/Direction for Use
15 mL qid.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr after meals & at bedtime.
Special Precautions
Prolonged use may result in hypophosphatemia. Patients recently suffered massive upper GI hemorrhage. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea; hypermagnesemia in renal failure patients; constipation; osteomalacia & hypophosphatemia; Al accumulation in serum, bone & CNS.
Drug Interactions
Decrease drug effect of digoxin, phenytoin, chlorpromazine, INH, chlordiazepoxide, indomethacin, Fe salts. Increased risk of toxicity or adverse reactions w/ pseudoephedrine & levodopa. Decrease bioavilability of tetracycline. Inhibit excretion of basic drugs eg, quinidine, amphetamines; enhanced excretion of acidic drugs eg, salicylates.
ATC Classification
A02AF02 - ordinary salt combinations and antiflatulents ; Belongs to the class of antacids with antiflatulents.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Belcid oral susp
Packing/Price
1 L x 1's;240 mL x 1's
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