What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Mylanta Maximum Strength 400 Mg-400 Mg-40 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension Antacids to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
  • No Known Fetal/Neonatal Risk:

If you are NURSING

  • No Known Risk: POOR GI ABSORPTION
  • No Known Risk: EXCRETED IN ANIMAL STUDIES;POOR GI ABSORPTION
  • No Known Risk: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; DRUG DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE ABSORBED BY GI TRACT

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: May cause diarrhea. Caution in renal impairment.
  • management or monitoring precaution: May cause constipation. Overuse may affect bone mineralization.

Giving Mylanta Maximum Strength 400 Mg-400 Mg-40 Mg/5 Ml Oral Suspension Antacids to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Rare risk of osteomalacia with high dose therapy.

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