Basaljel


Axcan Pharma | Basaljel (Medication)


Desc:

Basaljel is used to treat the symptoms of increased stomach acid in conditions such as heartburn, acid reflux, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and stomach ulcers. It is also used to treat, control, or manage high levels of phosphate in the body. Basaljel is also used with a low phosphate diet to prevent the formation of phosphate urinary stones. ...

Side Effect:

Contact your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:severe stomach pain or constipation; bloody, black, or tarry stools; coughing up blood that looks like coffee grounds; pain when you urinate; extreme drowsiness; or tired feeling, loss of appetite, and muscle weakness.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

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Precaution:

Prior to taking Basaljel tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take especially:iron supplements, tetracycline, oral antidiabetic medication, digoxin. Avoid taking any medication within 1 to 2 hours of taking an antacid. The antacid may interfere with the absorption of the medication. This medication can decrease the effects of many other medicines by binding to them or by changing the acidity of the stomach or the urine.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...