What should I know about aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide?

Before taking aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide antacids be sure to alert your doctor and pharmacist to any possible allergies you may have to aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide antacids or any other drugs.

Be sure to let your doctor know about any prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially aspirin, cinoxacin (Cinobac), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), digoxin (Lanoxin), diazepam (Valium), enoxacin (Penetrex), ferrous sulfate (iron), fluconazole (Diflucan), indomethacin, isoniazid (INH), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), levofloxacin (Levaquin), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin), nalidixic acid (NegGram), norfloxacin (Noroxin), ofloxacin (Floxin), sparfloxacin (Zagam), tetracycline (Achromycin, Sumycin) and vitamins. Do not take any of these medications within two hours of taking an antacid.

Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney disease.

Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Call your doctor if you become pregnant while taking aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide antacids.

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