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Background and Date of Approval
The U.S. FDA-approved Sodium alginate, Sodium bicarbonate, and Calcium carbonate to treat people with gastroesophageal reflux diseases, heartburn, indigestion, and acid regurgitation.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
This suspension is a combination of three medications. Sodium alginate forms a viscous gel by reacting with stomach acid, where the gel acts as a barrier to reduce reflux. Sodium bicarbonate neutralizes the acidic pH in the stomach. Calcium carbonate decreases the amount of acid in the stomach.
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Sodium alginate, Sodium bicarbonate, and Calcium carbonate treat gastroesophageal reflux diseases such as heartburn, indigestion, and acid regurgitation, which may occur after food or during pregnancy. Additionally, it treats hyperacidity by neutralizing excess stomach acid to relieve pain and discomfort.
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Sodium alginate, Sodium bicarbonate, and Calcium carbonate suspension is only for oral use. Shake well before opening. Your physician chooses the dosage based on your medical condition because it differs for each person.
Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined
Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to Sodium alginate, Sodium bicarbonate, Calcium carbonate, or its other ingredients or have had difficulty breathing and skin rashes. Before consuming this suspension, inform your doctor about all your medical conditions, such as kidney or liver problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure.
Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding because it is unknown whether the ingredient of the suspension passes to the breast milk. Inform your doctor to get advice regarding breastfeeding.
No common and serious side effects.
Word Of Advice
Drink plenty of water to prevent constipation. Follow your doctor’s advice. Contact your doctor if you consume more Sodium alginate, Sodium bicarbonate, Calcium carbonate. It is recommended not to consume this medicine right after meals.
Frequently Asked Question
- Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd., Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on October 2020] [Accessed on 16th- May- 2023 ], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5609.pdf
- Drug bank online, [Accessed on 16th- May- 2023 ], Alginic acid: Uses, Interactions, Mechanism of Action | DrugBank Online
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.