Ribofem Mq contains Magnesium Hydroxide. Ribofem Mq uses:

Acid regurgitation, Constipation, Gastric ulcer, Gastrointestinal hyperacidity, Heartburn, Indigestion, Non ulcer dyspepsia, Osmotic laxative

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Brand Name: Ribofem Mq
Generic: Magnesium Hydroxide
Weight: 480.0 Mg
Type: Tablet
Therapeutic Class: Antacid with laxative action
Manufacturer: FEMURA PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
Price: 321.3
Last Updated: 2020-11-21 18:15:00

Doses

Ribofem Mq contains Magnesium Hydroxide 480.0 Mg. Ribofem Mq doses

Gastrointestinal hyperacidity:

  • Adult: Up to 1 g daily, usually given in conjunction with an aluminium-containing antacid eg, aluminium hydroxide.

Osmotic laxative:

  • Adult: 2.4-4.8 g daily as a single dose or in divided doses.
  • Child: 6-11 yr: 1.2-2.4 g daily; 2-5 yr: 0.4-1.2 g daily. Doses may be given as a single dose or in divided doses.

 

Side Effects

GI irritation, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps; hypermagnesaemia (in patients with renal impairment). Paralytic ileus.

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Introduction

Magnesium hydroxide increases peristaltic activity causing osmotic retention of fluids, thus resulting in bowel evacuation. It also reduces stomach acid by reacting with hydrochloric acid to form Mg chloride.

Precaution

Colostomy, ileostomy; electrolyte imbalance. Monitor for toxicity in patients with impaired renal function. Pregnancy.

Interaction

Decreases absorption of tetracyclines and biphosphonates. Separate administration of these and other drugs by around 2 hr.

Pregnancy Lactation use

Pregnancy category- A.

Contraindication

Intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction; renal failure; appendicitis.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

 

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

 

Ribofem Mq Tablet price in India 321.3

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