MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION has the following salts in its composition
1) Magaldrate (400mg) 2) Simethicone
Uses Of MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
Magaldrate is used to treat ulcers, reflux and inflammation in small intestine and food pipe.
It is an anti-foaming agent used to treat abdominal swelling, pain and discomfort of digestive tract caused by the presence of excessive gas in the stomach.
It works by increasing the rate of expulsion of gases from the stomach and thus helps in relieving the pain.
Side Effects Of MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
Occasional constipation and diarrhea are side effects. Long term usage of the drug may induce increased defecation and inconsistent defecation.
When Simethicone is taken in appropriate dose as directed by the doctor, there are usually no side effects.
Consult your doctor if any of the following allergic side effects occurs:
- Difficulty in breathing
Contraindications Of MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
It should not be clubbed with infection and depression treatment drugs.
Contraindications Of Salt: Simethicone
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding.
- Gastric problem occurs in the stomach or oesophagus. The gastric troubles are disturbance of gastric mucosa (mucous membrane layer of the stomach), acids contact stomach nerve endings.
- This problem can be acute or chronic. The acute gastric trouble gets away quickly but the chronic disorder can further lead to ulcers. Antacids, H2 antagonists or proton pump inhibitors can be used to treat the issue.
Symptoms Treated With MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
- The common symptoms of gastric trouble are excessive gas, digestion problems, heartburn, bloating, or distention (ballooning effect).
Causes of diseases where MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION is used
- The problem might occur due to excessive physical or mental stress, certain foods, inflammation of gastric mucosa or the antibiotics.
Worst Foods With MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
- Foods that can cause gastric trouble:
- Aerated beverages
- Spicy and fried foods
- Junk foods, smoking, alcohol.
Do's With Usage of MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Gastric problem
- Eat your foods silently. Don’t talk too much while eating
Dont's With Usage Of MEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Gastric problem
- Don’t eat fast. Don’t rush through your food.
- Don’t lie down after having a meal.
Other Useful Tips With Usage OfMEGAGEL 400MG20MG SUSPENSION
Some useful tips for the gastric trouble:
- Walk for some time after eating food.
- Sit upright while having your meals.