CALCIUM CARBONATE ANTACID-SUSPENSION, Children's Mylanta
GENERIC NAME: CALCIUM CARBONATE ANTACID - SUSPENSION (KAL-see-um KAR-buh-nate)
BRAND NAME(S): Children's Mylanta
USES: This medication is an antacid used to relieve upset stomach, heartburn or gas caused by stomach acid.
HOW TO USE: Take this by mouth as directed. Shake well before pouring each dose. Follow each dose with a full glass of water. Do not increase the dose or take this more often than prescribed. If you feel your dose is not effective, consult your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication is generally well tolerated. Notify your doctor if you develop: loss of appetite, vomiting, dizziness, headache. Constipation and stomach cramps may occur. Notify your doctor if they continue or become severe. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Back to Medications Index