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What is the definition or description of: Mylanta allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mylanta allergy?

Mylanta allergy: Mylanta is an antacid used in the treatment of heartburn or upset stomach. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-15586-5123/mylanta-oral/aluminum-magnesium-antacid-oral/details ...Read more

Mylanta Allergy (Definition)

Mylanta is an antacid used in the treatment of heartburn or upset stomach. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects ...Read more


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Does Mylanta include aluminum and are they water soluable?

Does Mylanta include aluminum and are they water soluable?

Not chemically: Mylanta suspension contains aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide. These compounds aren't water soluble which is one reason you need to shake the bottle before pouring it out. However aluminum hydroxide is no more like aluminum than rust is like iron. Aluminum hydroxide is a complex molecule whereas aluminum is an element. I hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take mylanta if I also take zoloft (sertraline)?

Is it ok to take mylanta if I also take zoloft (sertraline)?

You should be fine: Looking them up in a database just to be super sure, there appear to be no significant interactions between regular strength mylanta and zoloft (sertraline). You might still get side effects from either medication individually but it seems you don't need to worry too much about a possible interaction. ...Read more

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Does Mylanta contain aluminum powder and it it water soluable?

Mylanta: Mylanta does not contain aluminum powder. It is partially composed of a compound called aluminum hydroxide, but there is no free aluminum in this medicine. It is a very effective antacid. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does mylanta affect amitriptyline and it's effectiveness? How far apart should I take these two drugs?

1-2 hours...: Always discuss details with your prescriber. But if on amytriptiline regularly then likely as needed mylanta 1-2 hrs apart should be fine. Regular use means talk with prescriber for any concerns or changes in symptoms and possible desirability addressing new problems or changing current treatments (depending on why you are taking the prescribed medication). Hope may be of use. ...Read more

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Gerd is flaring up, I have been taking mylanta like crazy, and the acid will not settle down. Please advise on what can be done at home?

Gerd is flaring up, I have been taking mylanta like crazy, and the acid will not settle down. Please advise on what can be done at home?

Stomach pain: Over the counter Omeprazole can also be beneficial for stomach acid. If you are not finding relief with these medications, there may be another cause of your pain that should be investigated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What drug is in mylanta that makes it work?

What drug is in mylanta that makes it work?

Antacid: The aluminum hydroxide salt in mylanta neutralizes the acid in the stomach. ...Read more

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Can I take Mylanta with Amoxicillin?

Can I take Mylanta with Amoxicillin?

Not at the same time: You can be taking both amoxicillin and Mylanta but they should be taken at least an hour apart. This is to be sure that there is adequate absorption of the amoxicillin. A good regimen would be to take the Mylanta either two hours before or one hour after taking the amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Can I mix Claritin (loratadine) with mylanta?

Can I mix Claritin (loratadine) with mylanta?

Yes: Claritin is a brand name of loratadine, a second generation antihistaminic. Loratadine absorption is not affected if taken with foods, actually seems to be increased. Mixing with mylanta is not expected to be disadvantageous. ...Read more

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Will mylanta or Maalox help with chronic nauseous?

Will mylanta or Maalox help with chronic nauseous?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea may be GI-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Antacids just neutralize acid. ...Read more

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Will Mylanta affect my Coreg (carvedilol) if I take them close to the same time?

Will Mylanta affect my Coreg (carvedilol) if I take them close to the same time?

Mylanta and Coreg (carvedilol): 67 year old lady with question about how to take her Coreg with Mylanta. This is an excellent question.
Mylanta is calcium carbonate, when ingested simultaneously with carvedilol, it will block the absorption of carvedilol and lower levels. Therefore, take the Mylanta 2 full hours before taking your Coreg. Consult your pharmacist for all drug interactions. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Aluminum Hydroxide And Magnesium Hydroxide (Definition)

Aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more