magnesium alginate

magnesium alginate

the magnesium salt of alginic acid, administered orally as a component of an antacid in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. It combines with gastric acid to form a viscous gel, which floats on top of the gastric contents and acts as a physical barrier to reflux.

magnesium alginate

A drug used to treat dyspepsia and heartburn. Brand names of preparations containing it are Algicon and Gaviscon Infant.
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Magnesium Alginate + Simeticon + D-Panthenol + Sodium Carbonate
The Question: Is magnesium alginate plus simethicone an effective treatment of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in infants?
He had been using syrups containing the active ingredient including sodium alginate, magnesium alginate and domperidone for four months with a diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflu disease (GER).