Maalox Plus Antacid Lemony Taste Suspension - 250ml

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What is Maalox Plus Antacid Lemony Taste Suspension?

Maalox Plus is a form of treatment for heartburn, indigestion, and flatulence. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach as well as reducing the amount of gas in the stomach. There are three active ingredients:

  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Aluminium hydroxide gel
  • Simeticone

The first two are what are known as antacids. These are what neutralise the stomach acid to relieve indigestion and heartburn. The third ingredient, simeticone, is an anti-foaming agent. This helps to reduce bloating in the stomach, a common cause of flatulence.

Who is Maalox Plus suitable for?

Maalox Plus is suitable for adults and children aged 2 and over. It is not suitable for anyone who is allergic to the ingredients. You should also not take it if you are feeling debilitated, have kidney disease, or have low levels of phosphate.

Is it suitable for someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding?

There is no evidence to suggest that there would be problems if someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding uses Maalox Plus. However, it is recommended that they consult their doctor first.

Can Maalox be used when using any other type of medication?

You should speak to a doctor if you are using any form of medication. This includes any herbal or non-prescription or pharmacy medication. This is because Maalox can affect other medication and change how they work. 

How much should I be taking?

For children between 2-5, only give them one 5ml spoonful, up to three times a day, between 20 minutes to one hour after a meal. For children between 5-12, give them the 5ml up to four times a day. For children between 12-18, increase the dosage to two spoonfuls. And for adults, take the same as for 12-18-year-olds. Shake the bottle well before using. 

Are there any side effects?

Like with many medicines, there is the possibility of side effects. Potential side effects include:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain

If you notice a side effect persist, or you notice a more serious side effect, contact your doctor as soon as possible. You can also report any side effect via the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme. For more information about recording side effects to medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card website.

Is a prescription required?

No, you do not need a prescription.

Important 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.

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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

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Active Ingredients

  • Simeticone


    • Magnesium hydroxide
    • Aluminium hydroxide gel
    • Simeticone
    • Domiphen bromide
    • Microcrystalline cellulose and carmellose sodium
    • Hydroxypropyl cellulose
    • Hydrogen peroxide 30%
    • Citric acid monohydrate
    • Sodium saccharin
    • Sorbitol liquid 70% (non-crystallising) (E420)
    • Methylcellulose
    • Lemon flavour
    • Swiss cream flavour
    • Purified water
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Maalox Plus Antacid Lemony Taste Suspension - 250ml Reviews

Fahad Khan,
I use Maalox for heartburn and I think it give me constipation relief as well. So would recommend it for both
Mike Taylor,
Have used before - does the job for me.