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food interaction for ACIFIX

alcohol interaction for ACIFIX

pregnancy interaction for ACIFIX

lactation interaction for ACIFIX

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Aluminium Hydroxide(NA)


Aluminum hydroxide either alone or in combination with some other drugs is used to treat heartburn, upset or sour stomach, peptic ulcer and related pain, gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also used in patients with kidney problems to reduce phosphate levels.

How it works

Aluminum hydroxide belongs to a class of medication call antacids. It acts by neutralizing the acids released in the stomach thus treating the above mentioned conditions.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Confusion, Difficulty in urination, Coughing up blood, Drowsiness, Black and bloody stools, Muscle disorder, Fatigue, Constipation, Loss of appetite


Dietary supplement and hypomagnesaemia.

How it works

Magnesium is essential to many enzymatic reactions in the body, acting as a cofactor in protein synthesis and carbohydrate metabolism. 8.36 g of Magnesium chloride (hexahydrate) is equivalent to about 1 g of magnesium. Each g of magnesium chloride (hexahydrate) represents about 4.9 mmol of magnesium and 9.8 mmol of chloride.

Common side effects

Nausea, Acute toxicity, Watery diarrhoea, Flushing, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Decreased blood pressure, Rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting


Simethicone is used to relieve painful pressure, hiccups, bloating and fullness caused by excess gas in the stomach and intestines in adults as well as in children.

How it works

Simethicone belongs to class of medications called surface active substances. It is an antifoaming agents and works by acting on inner lining of intestine and allowing gas bubbles to come together more easily helping to release trapped wind.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction
Alginic Acid(NA)


Alginic acid is used in combination with antacids (such as aluminum hydroxide, sodium /magnesium carbonates) in treatment of heartburn (including heartburn in pregnancy), gastric reflux (regurgitation)/reflux esophagitis (inflammation of food pipe caused by flow back of digestive acids produced in stomach), and acid indigestion.

How it works

Alginic acid (also known as polymannuronic acid) is a natural carbohydrate obtained from brown algae (species of seaweed). It belongs to the physical barrier group of medicines. Alginic acid forms foam like coating on esophagus and gastric contents. It thus, protects the food pipe from gastric acids in case there is a backward flow by neutralizing the acids, and thereby preventing inflammation or ulceration of esophagus.

Common side effects



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Expert advice for ACIFIX

  • Do not take aluminum hydroxide if you are allergic to aluminum hydroxide or any of the other ingredient of this tablet or syrup especially sucrose.
  • Do not take this tablet two hours before or after any medication.
  • Consult your doctor before taking aluminum hydroxide : if you have a history of hypertension or heart problem; kidney stones or any kidney disease; severe constipation; gastrointestinal bleeding; or dehydration.
  • Avoid using aluminum hydroxide if you have alcohol addiction or take alcohol frequently.
  • Consult your doctor before taking aluminum hydroxide if you are pregnant or breast-feeding if you are taking antibiotics, heart medication, arthritis medication, anti-pain medication or iron supplements.

Frequently asked questions for ACIFIX

Aluminium Hydroxide

Q. How does aluminium hydroxide work?
Aluminum hydroxide belongs to a class of medication call antacids. It acts by neutralizing the acids released in the stomach thus treating irritation of stomach lining.
Q. Is aluminium hydroxide an alkali/ weak base/strong base/amphoteric?
Aluminium hydroxide is a strong base and is amphoteric.
Q. Is aluminium hydroxide safe?
Aluminium hydroxide is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.
Q. Is aluminium hydroxide known to cause Alzheimer’s?
Aluminium hydroxide was thought to be associated with neurological symptoms. Studies clearly show that aluminum hydroxide does not cause neurological symptoms and thus does not cause Alzheimer’s.


Q. Is simethicone antacid?
No. Simethicone is not an antacid. But it is used in preparations which are used as antacid.

Q. Does it contain aspirin?
It does not contain aspirin.
Q. Is simethicone available over the counter?
Yes. Simethicone is sold over the counter without a prescription.
Q. Is simethicone gluten free?
Yes. Simethicone is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Is simethicone safe?
Yes. Simethicone is relatively safe.

Q. Is it safe for babies?
 Safe for infants and babies, if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take simethicone daily?
It is advisable to take simethicone only as per the instructions of the doctor.
Q. Is simethicone good for gas?
Yes. Simethicone is effective in the treatment of gas.

Q. Does it have any side effects?
 It does not have any known serious side-effects.
Q. Can I take simethicone with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol, or Depakote?
Yes. Simethicone can be taken with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or Depakote (divalproate sodium), if prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Does simethicone cause nausea or constipation?
Simethicone is not known to cause nausea or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is simethicone effective against acid reflux?
Simethicone is effective in controlling acid reflux if combined with an antacid.

Alginic Acid

Q. Is alginic acid gluten free?
Yes. Alginic acid is gluten free.
Q. Is alginic acid safe?
Alginic acid is safe if used at a dose and for duration prescribed by a doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)