Mylanta

Mylanta treats symptoms of too much stomach acid such as stomach upset, heartburn, and acid indigestion. May interact with other medications you may be taking. Ask your pharmacist before taking it.

Mylanta Overview

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Mylanta is an over the counter medication used to treat heartburn and symptoms of too much stomach acid adults and children 12 years of age and older.

It is a single product containing 3 ingredients: Aluminum hydroxide, Magnesium hydroxide, and Simethicone.

Aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide belong to a group of drugs called antacids. Simethicone belongs to a group of drugs called antiflatulents. Together these work by neutralizing stomach acid and allows for easier passage of gas.

This medication comes in a suspension and is taken between meals and at bedtime.

Common side effects of Mylanta include nausea, constipation and diarrhea.

 

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  • Other
  • Constipation
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Esophagitis, Peptic
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
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  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Magnesium Deficiency
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Generics

Mylanta consists of multiple generic medications. The generic medications are listed below.

Aluminum Hydroxide

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Magnesium Hydroxide

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Simethicone

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Mylanta Drug Class

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