How do I use aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide?

This medication comes as a chewable tablet and as a liquid. Both are taken by mouth. Chew tablets completely. Never swallow tablets whole. Drink a full glass of water after taking the tablets. Shake the oral liquid thoroughly before each use to mix the medicine evenly. The liquid may be mixed with water or milk.

Carefully follow the directions on the package label or on your prescription label, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take auminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide antacids exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Do not take antacids for more than one to two weeks unless prescribed by your doctor.

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