Gelusil (Auminum Hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide - non Rx) Medication

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Drug Description


Gelusil (Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone) are combined in this medication to effectively address symptoms such as heartburn, acid indigestion, upset stomach, bloating caused by gas, and discomfort in the stomach resulting from excessive food or beverage consumption. 

Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone may have other applications beyond this medication guide. Therefore, consulting a healthcare professional for further information and guidance is essential. 

Uses and Dosage 

Following the instructions on the label or as your doctor prescribes when using this medication is essential. 

For tablets, make sure to chew them before swallowing. 

Adhere to the maximum dose recommended on the medicine label and avoid exceeding it. In addition, refrain from taking this medication at maximum amounts for longer than two weeks consecutively. 

Typically, antacids are used for a short duration until symptoms improve. Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not alleviate within two weeks of taking this medicine. 

Store the medication at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Prevent the liquid medicine from freezing. 

Side Effects 

Seek immediate medical assistance if experiencing signs of an allergic reaction, such as:  

  • Hives 
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat 

If you encounter any of the following symptoms, discontinue the use of this medicine and contact your doctor promptly: 

  • Bone pain and muscle weakness 
  • Confusion and changes in mental state, including seizures (convulsions) 
  • Pale skin, feeling light-headed, experiencing shortness of breath, or having a rapid heart rate 

Less severe side effects may occur, and there is a possibility of experiencing no side effects at all; however, if you have any concerns or notice any unusual symptoms, consult your healthcare provider for further guidance. 


Avoid using this medicine if you have a known allergy to aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, or simethicone. 

If you have kidney disease or are following a low-magnesium diet, consult a doctor or pharmacist to determine the safety of using this medicine in your specific situation. 

For pregnant or breastfeeding individuals, seek medical advice before using this medicine to ensure its suitability and potential risks. 

This medicine should not be given to children under 12 without medical advice. Consulting a healthcare professional is essential for appropriate guidance in pediatric cases. 

Additional information

Generic name:

Auminum Hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide – non Rx





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