What is aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide-simethicone?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Maalox Max Maalox Antacid Antigas Regular Strength Maalox Max Quick Dissolve

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Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide and simethicone are used relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, and gas.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Indigestion 3 1
Heartburn 2 2
Anxiety attacks 1 0
Bowel irritability 1 0
Flatulence 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide-simethicone

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide-simethicone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 4
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Duration

Stopped taking aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide-simethicone

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide-simethicone.