Branded Medicine

 
DEXANTA

Suspension

 
:: COMPOSITION ::

Each measuring spoonful (5 ml) contains:
Aluminium hydroxide 200 mg
Magnesium hydroxide 200 mg
Simethicone 50

 
:: INDICATIONS ::

Relief the symptoms associated with hyperacidity, gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, which are nausea, stomach pain, epigastric pain, gastric fullness and gas retention.

 
:: CONTRAINDICATION ::

Patients with severe renal impairment.

 
:: DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION ::

Adult:
1-2 measuring spoonful (5 ml), 3-4 times daily, take between meal time and at bedtime.

 
:: SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS ::
  • Patients with tetracycline therapy.
  • Children up to 6 years of age.
  • Patients with low phosphorus diet and long term use.
 
:: ADVERSE REACTIONS ::
  • Aluminium hydroxide may cause nausea, vomiting and constipation.
  • Magnesium hydroxide commonly causes a laxative effect, but it will be cured with concomitant use with aluminium hydroxide, which it may cause constipation. Thus, both of the compounds will neutralize the side effect.
 
:: PRESENTATION AND REGISTRATION NUMBER ::

Box, bottle @ 100 ml.