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  • Maalox Maximum Strength Total Stomach Relief Peppermint Liquid (Novartis Consumer)

    Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient:     Purpose:

    (in each 15 m * )

    Bismuth subsalicylate
       525 mg..............................................Upset stomach

    reliever


    *15 mL = 1 tablespoon

    Uses:   · upset stomach · heartburn · nausea · fullness · indigestion

    Warnings:

    Reye's syndrome:    Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy alert:    Do not take this product if you are: · allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are · taking a prescription drug for anticoagulation (blood thinning), diabetes, gout, or arthritis · taking other salicylate-containing products (such as aspirin)

    When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • symptoms last more than 2 days
    • ringing in the ears or a loss of hearing occurs

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health care professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

    Directions:   · shake well before using

    • adults and children 12 years of age and older: 2 tablespoons (30 mL) every 1/2 hour to 1 hour, as required, not to exceed 8 tablespoons (120 mL) in 24 hours.
    • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

    Other Information:

    • each tablespoon contains: sodium 3.3 mg
    • each tablespoon contains: salicylate 232 mg
    • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • keep tightly closed and avoid freezing

    Inactive Ingredients:    carboxymethylcellulose sodium, ethyl alcohol, flavor, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, salicylic acid, sodium salicylate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum

    Questions? call 1-800-452-0051 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    U.S. Patent No. 5,904,973

    Made in Canada


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