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What is in mylanta that makes it work?

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Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: MYLANTA ingredients

Mylanta has 3 active ingredients : aluminum hydroxide -antacid works by neutralizing protons (acid) and magnesium hydroxide -antacid works by neutralizing protons (acid) and simethicone -antigas =is an anti-foaming agent that decreases the surface tension of gas bubbles (it does not stop gas from forming, however) usual dose: over 12 years: take 2-4 teaspoonfuls between meals.

In brief: MYLANTA ingredients

Mylanta has 3 active ingredients : aluminum hydroxide -antacid works by neutralizing protons (acid) and magnesium hydroxide -antacid works by neutralizing protons (acid) and simethicone -antigas =is an anti-foaming agent that decreases the surface tension of gas bubbles (it does not stop gas from forming, however) usual dose: over 12 years: take 2-4 teaspoonfuls between meals.
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