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Overview

Introduction

M Gel Suspension is a combination medicine used in the treatment of acidity, stomach ulcer, bloating. It neutralizes excessive acid in the stomach and helps in easy passage of gas.

M Gel Suspension is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are chalky taste, diarrhea, and constipation. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. To overcome constipation, you should add fiber-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of M Gel Suspension

Side effects of M Gel Suspension

Common
  • Chalky taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation

How to use M Gel Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. M Gel Suspension is to be taken with food.

How M Gel Suspension works

M Gel Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Magaldrate and simethicone. Magaldrate is an inorganic salt that neutralises the excess acid in stomach. Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with M Gel Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of M Gel Suspension during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
M Gel Suspension is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
M Gel Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of M Gel Suspension in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of M Gel Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • It is better to take it after food or as suggested by the doctor.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid taking hot tea, coffee, spicy food, and chocolate. Instead, have cold milk and cold coffee as these help neutralize the acid in the stomach.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
  • Do not take M Gel Suspension at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice any signs of appendicitis such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. 

Patient Concerns

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Sir I have oral ulcers on palate .I m taking Vit B complex capsules but not relived by it also applying lignocaine gel to ulcers but ulcers not healing please help me sir tell me treatment
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
R u diabetic visit ent specialist as type of ulcer and reason for its not healing can be only be made after examination
I have problem of mouth ulcers it keeps on coming regularly plz suggest its cure
Dr. Bhawna Gautam
Preventive Dentistry
take becosule capsules thrice daily for 5 days apply Rexidine M forte gel on those ulcers and start taking curd and yakult regularly if the ulcers are coming regularly then it is due to stomatitis and drink plenty of water.
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Magaldrate and Simethicone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Paldi , Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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170 ml in 1 bottle
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