What is Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Gaviscon Extra Strength

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Aluminum hydroxide- magnesium carbonate is an antacid formulation used to relieve heart burn.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acid reflux 5 3
Gastroesophageal reflux disease 4 3
Irritability 1 1
Persistent cough 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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate

Dosage Patients
254mg-237.5mg/5mL as needed 1
2other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Personal research 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate

Duration

Currently taking Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate.