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RIOPANŽ RIOPANŽ PLUS
Whitehall-Robins
Magaldrate
Magaldrate - Simethicone
Antacid
Antacid - Antiflatulent
 
Indications And Clinical Uses: Symptomatic relief of heartburn, indigestion and upset stomach due to excess acid, and relief of gas with Riopan Plus.

Precautions: Individuals with kidney disease should not take this product except with the advice and supervision of a physician. Do not take with tetracycline antibiotics. Antacids can interfere with the absorption of iron preparations. Do not take for longer than 2 weeks or if symptoms recur, unless otherwise directed by a physician.

Adverse Reactions: Mild constipation may occur in a small percentage of patients. tag_DosageDosage

Dosage And Administration: Riopan: Suspension: Adults: 5 to 20 mL, 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by a physician.

Chewable Tablets: Adults: 1 to 4 tablets, 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by a physician. Chew well before swallowing.

Riopan Plus: 10 to 20 mL, 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by a physician.

Availability And Storage: Riopan: Suspension: Each 5 mL of mint-flavored suspension contains: magaldrate USP 480 mg. Energy: 0 kJ (0 kcal). Sodium: <1 mmol (0.7 mg)/tsp. Nonmedicinal ingredients: acacia, ammonia solution, calcium cyclamate, calcium hypochlorite, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, menthol, peppermint oil and water. Alcohol-, gluten-, parabens-, sugar-, sulfite- and tartrazine-free. Bottles of 350 and 600 mL. Protect from freezing. Shake well.

Chewable Tablets: Each white, round mint-flavored tablet contains: magaldrate USP 480 mg. Energy: 7.50 kJ (1.8 kcal). Sodium: <1 mmol (0.7 mg). Nonmedicinal ingredients: flavor, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, sorbitol, sucrose and titanium dioxide. Gluten-, parabens-, sulfite- and tartrazine-free. Bottles of 60 and 100.

Riopan Plus: Each 5 mL of mint-flavored suspension contains: magaldrate USP 480 mg and simethicone 20 mg. Energy: 0.0 kcal. Sodium: <1 mmol (0.7 mg). Nonmedicinal ingredients: acacia, calcium cyclamate, cellulose, flavors, monochloramine solution, sodium polyoxyl 8 stearate, sorbitan monostearate and water. Alcohol-, gluten-, parabens-, sugar-, sulfite- and tartrazine-free. Bottles of 350 mL. Protect from freezing. Shake well.

Store at room temperature (15 to 30°C).