What Are Antacids?
Antacids are drugs that help to regularize the concentration of the acid content in your stomach. It helps to provide relief for heartburn and indigestion caused by naturally occurring acids in the stomach. Antacids are available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
What Is Aluminium hydroxide Or Magnesium Trisilicate Used For?
These are the major ingredients of antacids and they are both effective in reducing the acid concentration of the stomach, thereby relieving heartburn and indigestion caused by stomach acid.
Can Aluminium hydroxide Or Magnesium Trisilicate Be Used Alone?
This combination can be used alone or alongside other medications that help to reduce acid concentration in the stomach such as Cimetidine and Omeprazole.
Moko Mist Mag Trisilicate
This drug is an antacid used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion caused by a high concentration of stomach acids.
Composition of Moko Mist Mag Trisilicate
It has Magnesium Trisilicate and Sodium Bicarbonate as its active ingredients.
Antacids should be taken according to a doctor’s prescription.
Common side effects include Headaches, Diarrhea, and constipation. Diarrhea is usually caused by Magnesium and can be controlled by using Aluminium, while constipation is caused by Aluminium. This is why it is best that you take antacids that contain Magnesium and Aluminium. Serious side effects like inability to sleep, abdominal pain, and vomiting are rare, but if you experience any of these, do not hesitate to let your doctor know.
If you happen to be allergic to either Magnesium or Aluminium, inform your doctor. Pregnant or lactating mothers, patients who experience dehydration and kidney problems, should seek medical advice before the use of this drug.
Let your doctor know about any medications you’re taking. Antacids may interfere with the effects of phosphate supplements and other drugs, so it is important to inform your doctor about them.
Does Omeprazole contain Magnesium Trisilicate?
Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor while Magnesium Trisilicate is an antacid, though Omeprazole can also be used in the reduction of stomach acid concentration.