Duomeal

Description

DUOMEAL is a mixture of non-systemic acid neutralizing substances. This preparation is very reliable as well as long acting. Aluminium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide induce the relief of ulcer by neutralizing gastric acid secreted from parietal cells of the stomach.

Composition

Tablet :
Each tablet contains
Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel BP 250.00 mg
(Not less than 47%)
Magnesium Hydroxide BP 200.00 mg

Suspension :
Each 5-ml suspension contains
Aluminium Hydroxide Compressed Gel BP 1750.00 mg
(Al2O3 10.0%) (Al2O3 = 175.00 mg)
Magnesium Hydroxide Paste BP 769.25 mg
[Mg (OH)2 26%] [Mg (OH)2 = 200 mg]

INDICATION

DUOMEAL used for symptomatic relief of hyperacidity associated with the diagnosis of peptic ulcer, gastritis, peptic esophagitis, gastric hyperacidity, heartburn, or hiatus hernia.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Tablet: 1-2 tablets 3-4 times daily or as directed by the physician. Suspension: 1-2 teaspoonful 3-4 times daily or as directed by the physician.

CONTRAINDICATION

DUOMEAL should not be administered to patients with renal failure or hypophosphataemia or who are severely debilitated.

PRECAUTIONS

DUOMEAL should be used with caution in-patients with kidney disease. Since DUOMEAL may inhibit the absorption of tetracycline, digoxin iron containing Vitamins and Ciprofloxacin, it should not be used together.

HOW SUPPLIED

Tablet: Each Box contains 20 x 10 tablets in blister strips.
Suspension: Box containing 200-ml suspension in amber glass bottle.