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Geri-Lanta
Aluminum W/magnesium Hydrox-Or


This is an antacid that works in the stomach to neutralize and reduce acid. Antacids are used to treat an upset stomach caused by heartburn, acid indigestion, or sour stomach; to treat peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia or other conditions caused by an excess of stomach acid; and to prevent ulcers or bleeding from ulcers.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Masanti, Antacid W/simethicone, Antacid-Antigas, Alum/mag Hydroxides W/simeth, Almacone, Antacid M, Uni-Lan, Uni-Lan Ii, Mi Acid, Antacid/anti-Gas, Masanti Antacid, Antacid Plus, Mylanta, Antacid, Antacid Liquid, Antacid Original, Antacid/simethicone, Liquid Antacid W/simethicone, Antacid Anti-Gas, Di-Gel, Soba Fast Acting Antacid, Soba Antacid, Masanti Ii, Aldroxicon I, Genlanta, Antacid Plus Simethicone, Antacid/antigas, Hm Antacid/antigas, Ri-Gel, Valumag Plus, Urban, Milantex


 
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geri-Lanta
Masanti, Antacid W/simethicone, Antacid-Antigas, Alum/mag Hydroxides W/simeth, Almacone, Antacid M, Uni-Lan, Uni-Lan Ii, Mi Acid, Antacid/anti-Gas, Masanti Antacid, Antacid Plus, Mylanta, Antacid, Antacid Liquid, Antacid Original, Antacid/simethicone, Liquid Antacid W/simethicone, Antacid Anti-Gas, Di-Gel, Soba Fast Acting Antacid, Soba Antacid, Masanti Ii, Aldroxicon I, Genlanta, Antacid Plus Simethicone, Antacid/antigas, Hm Antacid/antigas, Ri-Gel, Valumag Plus, Urban, Milantex

Uses
This is an antacid that works in the stomach to neutralize and reduce acid. Antacids are used to treat an upset stomach caused by heartburn, acid indigestion, or sour stomach; to treat peptic ulcer, hiatal hernia or other conditions caused by an excess of stomach acid; and to prevent ulcers or bleeding from ulcers.


Storage
  • Store tablets, capsules and powdered forms at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze liquid forms of Geri-Lanta.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, fatigue, weakness, severe nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, drowsiness, slow or shallow breathing, or loss of consciousness.

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How To Use
  • Take Geri-Lanta as prescribed.
  • Taking too much of an antacid can reverse the effects and more acid will be secreted.
  • In certain conditions, however, it may be necessary to take the antacid as frequently as every 1 to 2 hours.
  • To be effective, chewable tablets must be chewed thoroughly before swallowing followed by a full glass of water.
  • Shake liquid forms well before pouring each dose.
  • Do not take any other medication within 1 to 2 hours of taking an antacid.
  • Since antacids coat the stomach, they can prevent other drugs from being absorbed properly if taken at the same time.

Side Effects
  • Geri-Lanta can cause nausea, loss of appetite, constipation or diarrhea, weakness, or headache.
  • If these symptoms persist or become severe, notify your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you notice black, tarry stools while taking Geri-Lanta.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney problems.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: tetracycline, ferrous sulfate (iron), drugs used for arthritis (e.g., aspirin, indomethacin), digoxin, isoniazid, pseudoephedrine, diazepam, methenamine, ketoconazole.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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