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food interaction for SOLACID-O

alcohol interaction for SOLACID-O

pregnancy interaction for SOLACID-O

lactation interaction for SOLACID-O

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Solacid-o suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Aluminium Hydroxide(300 mg)


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
Magnesium Trisilicate(150 mg)


Antacid in the treatment of peptic ulcer.Ciprofloxacin over dose or toxicity.

How it works

Pharmaceutical Aid

Common side effects

Nausea, Acute toxicity, Rash, Stomach upset
Milk of Magnesia(100 mg)


Milk of magnesia is used to relieve excess acidity, indigestion (dyspepsia), heartburn, gas, stomach discomfort and for the short-term treatment of constipation.

How it works

Milk of magnesia belongs to a class of medications called antacids and laxatives. It neutralizes the excess acid produced in stomach thereby providing relief from indigestion and associated discomfort. It also increases water retention in the large intestine and stimulates muscle movement thereby helping soften and release stool.

Common side effects

Flushing, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Decreased white blood cell count
Simethicone(50 mg)


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
Oxethazaine(10 mg/5ml)


Used for rapid and effective relief in gastritis, esophagitis, hiatus hernia, heartburn of pregnancy and peptic ulcer.

How it works

Oxethazaine produces a reversible loss of sensation by preventing or diminishing the conduction of sensory nerve impulses near the site of its application. This also decreases the permeability of the nerve cell membrane to sodium ions (membrane stabilizing effect). In the stomach it increases the pH and neutralizes the gastric acid, which relieves the hyperacidity problems.

Common side effects

Dizziness, Fainting, Drowsiness, Itching, Skin eruptions, Tongue inflammation


No substitutes found

Expert advice for SOLACID-O

  • 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 SOLACID-O

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.


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