Maalox®

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Maalox® Total Relief -
Liquid - Strawberry

Maalox® Total Relief is the "All In One" Maalox® formulation in Maximum Strength

Fast, Maximum Strength Relief of



Drug Facts


Active ingredient (in each 15 mL, 1 tablespoonful)

Bismuth Subsalicylate 525 mg........Upset Stomach Reliever/Antidiarrheal

Uses
for the relief of:

  • upset stomach associated with nausea, heartburn, and gas due to overindulgence in food
  • diarrhea

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: Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are

  • allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)
  • taking other salicylate products

Do not use if you have

  • bloody or black stool
  • an ulcer
  • a bleeding problem

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • fever
  • mucus in the stool

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for

  • anticoagulation (blood thinning)
  • diabetes
  • gout
  • arthritis

When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur.
Stop use and ask a doctor if

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

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health 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 and older: 2 tablespoonfuls (30 mL) every hour, as required, not to exceed 8 tablespoonfuls (120 mL) in 24 hours
  • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
  • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other Information

  • each tablespoonful contains: sodium 6 mg
  • each tablespoonful contains: salicylate 232 mg
  • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • keep tightly closed and avoid freezing

Inactive ingredients
flavors*, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, salicylic acid, sodium salicylate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum
*contains ethyl alcohol

Questions or comments?

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