"As part of Mylanta
's return to the marketplace, we wanted to refresh our packaging and appeal to today's consumers," says Gigi Leporati, marketing director at Digestive Health.
is being brought back to the marketplace by Infirst Healthcare under license from McNeil Consumer Pharmaceuticals, a division of New Brunswick, N.J.-based Johnson & Johnson.
There are many recipes for a so-called "magic mouthwash" that may contain one part viscous lidocaine 2%, one part diphenhydramine elixir, one part Maalox or Mylanta
, and one to two parts water plus flavoring.
Cough and cold remedies are the worst, but Mylanta
needs easier to read flavors, too."
In the 1970s, programmer Fred Silverman was revered for his "golden gut." These days, webheads are chugging Mylanta
to soothe their queasy bellies.
label 5 Rx users--digestive Rx only 64% Rx & OTC 36% All other 28% Tums 30 Pepcid 12 Rolaids 9 Maalox 8 Mylanta
7 Zantac 6 Note: Table made from pie chart.
For optimal absorption, avoid taking TUMS, Maalox, Mylanta
, or Pepto-Bismol within two hours of this drug.
, Maalox and other common antacids may slow absorption and decrease the effectiveness of drugs used to treat bacterial infections.
pylori infection were treatment with an antacid (Mylanta
) and submission of specimens from New York, Palo Alto, California, Atlanta, or Nashville.
Liquid: 5 mg/ml Ranitidine Do not take with antacids Tablets: 75 mg, 150 mg (for example, Maalox, Liquid: 15 mg/ml Mylanta
Also in the wings are campaigns for Johnson & Johnson, Tylenol, and Mylanta