Maalox Children's

Maalox Children's relieves symptoms of acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach. The right dose is based on weight. Don't take more than 3 tablets (ages 2-5) or 6 tablets (ages 6-11) in one day.

Maalox Children's Overview


Maalox Children's is an over the counter medication used to relieve symptoms of acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach. The ingredient in Maalox Children's, is calcium carbonate, and belongs to a group of drugs call antacids. Antacids work by neutralizing the acid in the stomach and help reduce symptoms of heartburn. 

This medication comes in a chewable tablet form and is usually 2-4 times a day as needed.

Common side effects of Maalox Children's include constipation and headaches.

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  • Other
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Esophagitis, Peptic
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Heartburn
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
  • Stomach Ulcer

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  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Maalox Children's Drug Class

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