Mylanta Regular Strength

Generic Name: Aluminum hydroxide, Magnesium hydroxide, Simethicone

  • Other names:

    Mylanta Regular Strength Original, Mylanta Regular Strength

    Mint

  • What is this medication?

    Mylanta Regular Strength contains antacids and an antigas medication. It is intended to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and upset stomach due to these symptoms, as well as the pressure and bloating commonly called "gas."
  • Are there any warnings associated with Mylanta Regular Strength?

    Ask a doctor before use of this product if you have kidney disease.

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

    Do not use this product if the breakaway band on the plastic cap is broken or missing.

    Keep out of the reach of children.

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

    Talk to a doctor before using this product if you have kidney disease.

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

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

    Do not take more than 24 teaspoons in a 24-hour period. Do not use the maximum dose for more than 2 weeks.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Mylanta Regular Strength?

    Antacids may interact with certain prescription medications.

    If Mylanta 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 Mylanta Regular Strength with any other medication.

  • What is the usual dosage of Mylanta Regular Strength?

    Adults and children >12 years: Shake the product well. Take 2 to 4 teaspoons between meals, at bedtime, or as directed by a doctor. Do not take more than 24 teaspoons in a 24-hour period or use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks.

    Children <12 years: Ask a doctor.

  • How should I store this medication?

    Store at room temperature. Do not freeze.