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Mylanta

(mī-lăn′tə)
A trademark for a preparation containing simethicone, aluminum hydroxide, and magnesium hydroxide that is used as an antacid and antiflatulent.

Mylanta

A brand name for a mixture of ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE, MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE and SIMETHICONE.
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March 22, 1993: Lungs and chest checked; doctor prescribes more Mylanta.
For instance, we purchased Mylanta from ICI in England by including a Merck pharmaceutical product in the deal.
Following the transaction, J&J will own the venture's assets which include the exclusive rights to market OTC Pepcid, Mylanta, Mylicon and other local OTC brands where they are currently sold in the U.
TABLE OF SIDE EFFECTS OF COMMON CLASSES OF ACID-BLOCKING DRUGS Class Common Names Effects Aluminum-containing Maalox, * Bone-Softening Antacids Mylanta (33), (34) H2 Blockers Cimetidine, * Vitamin b12 Ranitidine, deficiency (35), Famotidine (36) Proton-pump Omeprazole, * Vitamin b12 Inhibitors Esomeprazole deficiency3 (6), (37) * Reduced medication bioavailability (38) * Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea3 (8),(39) * Pneumonia3 (7), (38) * Osteoporosis as well as vertebral and hip fracture (37), (39) * Rebound acid over-secretion (39) Over-the-counter antacids can be very effective against acid damage, but they come with many potentially serious side effects, especially with prolonged use.
and will continue to market products under the PEPCID, MYLANTA, and MYLICON brands.
It will be competing against J&J-Merck's products including the Pepcid line of nonprescription heartburn remedies and Mylanta antacids.
Over-the-counter antacids like Alka-Seltzer, Maalox, Mylanta, Pepto-Bismol, Rolaids, Riopan, and Tums use magnesium, calcium, or aluminum to neutralize the acid in your stomach.
Consumer household staples like Band-Aids and Mylanta should continue to do well.
recently recalling twelve Mylanta liquid products and one AlternaGel liquid product from the US and Puerto Rico.
In addition, he helped manage the restage of Mylanta antacid, which went from fourth to first in its category under his leadership.
Examples include our work for Mylanta, Tylenol and the successful introduction of Pepcid AC.
According to the NRDC, Children's Mylanta, Leiner Your Life, Posture-D, and Turns are already low, as are store brands from the following chains: