antacid_liquid.txt

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antacid_liquid.txt
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Prehospital Medication Flashcards for Paramedic School - Massachusetts and Rhode Island
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  1. Antacid Liquid

    Trade Name
    Mylanta
  2. Antacid Liquid

    Class
    Aluminum/Magnesium Antacid
  3. Antacid Liquid

    Mechanism of Action
    Buffers existing gastric acid
  4. Antacid Liquid

    Indications
    • GI Upset
    • GERD
    • Gastritis
    • Esophagitis
  5. Antacid Liquid

    Contraindications
    • Known hypersensitivity
    • Active GI hemorrhage
  6. Antacid Liquid

    Adverse Reactions
    • Nausea
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhea
    • Headache
  7. Antacid Liquid

    Drug Interactions
    May react with various PO medications preventing them from being fully absorbed
  8. Antacid Liquid

    How Supplied
    (Not listed)
  9. Antacid Liquid

    Dosage and Administration
    Adult
    15-30 ml
  10. Antacid Liquid

    Dosage and Administration
    Pediatric
    (None listed)
  11. Antacid Liquid

    Duration of Action
    (None listed)
  12. Antacid Liquid

    Special Considerations
    May react with various PO medications preventing them from being fully absorbed

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