GENERIC NAME: MAGALDRATE - ORAL (MAG-al-drate)
BRAND NAME(S): Riopan
HOW TO USE: Take this medication as directed usually between meals and at bedtime. Do not take more of this than prescribed. Too much antacid can actually increase the amount of acid the stomach produces. The liquid form should be shaken well before pouring each dose. Chewable tablets are to be chewed thoroughly before swallowing. Follow with a glass of water. Non-chewable tablets should be swallowed whole followed with a glass of water.
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