Maalox Antacid Mint Flavoured Suspension – 250ml

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What is Maalox Antacid Mint Flavoured Suspension?

This Maalox Suspension is a treatment that works to reduce the effects of indigestion. This solution contains 2 different ingredients, which are:

  • Aluminium hydroxide
  • Magnesium hydroxide

These are what are called antacids. Antacids reduce the acidity of stomach acid, which helps to reduce indigestion, an upset stomach, and heartburn.


What is indigestion?

Indigestion is a condition that can affect anyone. It is felt by pain and discomfort in the stomach but also the chest and throat. Symptoms of indigestion include:

  • Heartburn
  • Feeling full or bloated
  • Feeling sick
  • Belching and passing wind
  • Bringing up food

The stomach acid irritating the stomach is the main cause of indigestion, but it can also be caused by medicines, smoking, or alcohol. It can also be caused by certain conditions.


Who is this treatment suitable for?

This oral suspension is suitable for adults and children aged 14 and over. It should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the suspension. You should also not use this treatment if:

  • You feel weak and have no energy
  • You have kidney problems
  • You have severe stomach pain
  • You have a partial or fully blocked bowel

If you are using any other medication, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.


Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this solution?

Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should seek advice from a medical professional before using this treatment.


How should Maalox Antacid Mint Flavoured Suspension be used?

Shake the bottle before using. Take this medicine by mouth. Take 10-20ml of the solution 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals or at bedtime. If symptoms don’t reduce after using this medicine, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist.


Are there any side effects?

Like many medicines, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain

If you notice a side effect, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. If you notice a side effect, then you can also record it using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


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Active Ingredients

  • Aluminium Hydroxide
  • Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Simeticone
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Standard Shipping (3-5 Working Days)123£2.95
Royal Mail Tracked 24011£4.95

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Maalox Antacid Mint Flavoured Suspension – 250ml Reviews

An excellent product.
steve ,
The only brand that my wife Will have,as she stays the other brands don't work for her.
Excellent quick delivery
Sheila Masters,
This is the only antacid that works for me I get relieve in about 10 minutes
Jez Reed,
Pleasant tasting liquid which is unusual with these products. Not quite as good as kolanticon but as this is not available I have been searching for an alternative and this is the best so far. Will be using this until production of kolanticon restarts.