Maxcid Gel


Introduction

Maxcid Gel 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.

Maxcid Gel 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 Maxcid Oral Gel

Benefits of Maxcid Oral Gel

In Acidity

Maxcid Gel relieves excessive acidity in your stomach which prevents heartburn and indigestion. Usually, it is used along with other medicines for management of your condition.
Continue taking it for as long as the doctor may advise you to. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers are painful sores that develop in the inner lining of the stomach or gut (intestine). Maxcid Gel reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes which prevents further damage to the ulcer as it heals naturally. You may be given other medicines along with this medicine depending on what caused the ulcer. You need to keep taking Maxcid Gel as prescribed by the doctor for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

In Bloating

Bloating refers to excessive buildup of gas in our stomach due to abnormal muscle movement in our stomach and intestines. Maxcid Gel improves the movement of food in the stomach and helps prevent bloating.
You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective. Some simple lifestyle changes can help stop or reduce bloating. Eat healthy, avoid spicy or oily food, exercise daily for at least 30 minutes and do not overeat.

Side effects of Maxcid Oral Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Maxcid

  • Chalky taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation

How to use Maxcid Oral Gel

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Maxcid Gel is to be taken with food.

How Maxcid Oral Gel works

Maxcid Gel 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 Maxcid Gel.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Maxcid Gel during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Maxcid Gel 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
Maxcid Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Maxcid Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Maxcid Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Maxcid Oral Gel?

If you miss a dose of Maxcid Gel, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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 Maxcid Gel 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. 

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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I had Stomach ulcers a year ago, had medications, but still i feel bloating and stomach ache and also i have high homocystine levels.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Please consult a physician regarding this
I have been taking prodep 30 since2yrs as prescribed by dr,should i continue it or not,its side effect
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Psychiatry
Any medications should be stopped after its effect are over or need is over. Please discuss this with your psychiatrist in next visit. Side effects are stomach related like bloating sensation, acidity like wise
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Magaldrate and Simethicone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

703, G.I.D.C., Industrial Estate, Makarpura, Vadodara-390 010, (Gujarat).
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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