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Overview

Uses of Megagel Plus Suspension

Megagel Plus Suspension is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.

Megagel Plus Suspension side effects

Common
  • Chalky taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Megagel Plus 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. Megagel Plus Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Megagel Plus Suspension works

Megagel Plus Suspension is a combination of three medicines: Magaldrate, Activated Dimethicone/Simethicone and Oxetacaine/Oxethazaine, which relieves acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers. Magaldrate is an inorganic salt that neutralises the excess acid in stomach. Activated Dimethicone/Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas. Oxetacaine/Oxethazaine is a local anesthetic which provides faster relief from pain due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.

Megagel Plus Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Megagel Plus Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Megagel Plus Suspension alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Megagel Plus Suspension in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Megagel Plus Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Megagel Plus Suspension helps treat acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
  • Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
  • Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking this medicine as that can reduce its effectiveness.
  • Do not take antacid medicines half an hour before or after taking this medicine.
  • It may cause constipation. Drink plenty of water and eat more high-fibre foods. Inform your doctor if it becomes severe or does not go away.
  • It may take 4-6 weeks or more for the ulcers to heal completely. Do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you to.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Megagel Plus

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Dear sir/mam I am having regular heartburn and acidity for last 2 months even if having blood in stool from 2days.please suggest me what should I do? I didn't take any regular medical treatment . I have used some analgesic, eno etc to get relief
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:1.ADEL 2 - apo-HAM DropsDosage: 20 drops in half cup of water, 3 times a day LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/ConstipationPiles/products/ADEL2-apoHAM/StandardApplication: Apply externally twice daily to properly cleaned and dried affected portion. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/ConstipationPiles/products/AESCULUS/StandardInclude fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Avoid fried food or junk food.Try to reduce the Weight
Sir daily age bar peoples are this tablet used onday one tablet but any side effcts are there plez tel me
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it can cause side effects like Stomach ulcers or bleeding, Itching and venous thromboembolic events, Epigastric pain
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss a dose?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. But, skip the missed dose if it is time for your next dose. Then follow your normal routine.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Megagel Plus be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Megagel Plus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Megagel Plus can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Megagel Plus cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Megagel Plus can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits, and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or taking a short walk. Talk to your doctor about if persistent constipation occurs.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Megagel Plus?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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20C, Ist Phase, Kumbalgodu Industrial Area, Mysore Road, Kumbalgodu, 1st Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560074.
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