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Mylanta Allergy In Children
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
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
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
Yes: Not a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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?
Neutralize: Neutralize excess acid from GI tract.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Yes: Yes they can.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
If I take a dose of mylanta and take a xanax (alprazolam) in 30minutes will mylanta affect my xanax (alprazolam)? Does it make xanax (alprazolam) not work as well?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide is an antacid which is a kind of ...Read more