Maalox Regular Strength

Generic Name: Calcium carbonate

  • What is this medication?

    Maalox Regular Strength is an antacid that is intended to relieve heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, or upset stomach due to these symptoms.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Maalox Regular Strength?

    Stop using this product and ask a doctor if your symptoms last more than 2 weeks.

    Do not take more than 12 tablets in 24 hours or use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

    Keep Maalox Regular Strength out of the reach of children.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Maalox Regular Strength?

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are currently taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    Ask a doctor before using this product if you have kidney stones or a calcium-restricted diet.

  • What are the possible side effects of Maalox Regular Strength?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
  • What should I avoid while taking Maalox Regular Strength?

    Do not take more than 12 tablets in a 24-hour period, and do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks, unless with the advice and supervision of a doctor.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Maalox Regular Strength?

    Antacids may interact with certain prescription medications.

    If Maalox Regular Strength is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Maalox Regular Strength with any other medication.

  • What is the usual dosage of Maalox Regular Strength?

    Chew 1 to 2 tablets as symptoms occur, or as directed by a doctor. Do not take more than 12 tablets in a 24-hour period, and do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks, unless with the advice and supervision of a doctor.
  • How should I store Maalox Regular Strength?

    Store at room temperature, and keep the product tightly closed and dry.