Ongul-Plus | Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension IP
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Ongul-Plus | Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension IP


Brand Name: Ongul-Plus

Composition: Simethicone & Magaldrate Oral Suspension IP


Simethicone & Magaldrate Oral Suspension IP is used to treat stomach upset conditions such as bloating. acidity, indigestion and gas. It is classified under the group of medicines known as anti-ulcerants. Excessive secretion of gastric acid can cause these conditions to occur. Stomach acid has two key roles- in digestion and in killing any germs in the stomach. The stomach secretes a mucous layer to protect the inner lining of stomach from acid but it gets depleted due to large amount of acid and hence causing heartburn or acidity.

Medicinal Uses of Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension

This oral medication is composed of two drugs namely-Magaldrate and Simethicone. Magaldrate is an antacid and neutralizes the excess acid in stomach. Simethicone helps to release the gas by burping. Collectively,it helps us get rid of acidity and promotes digestion.

This medication is only for oral usage. Take the prescribed amount of the dosage once or twice a day. Measure carefully with the measuring cup or dropper provided. Shake the suspension well before use. Discard the suspension if you notice any discoloration or foul smell. Consult your pharmacist or physician for more details.

Important Precautions and Warnings

Certain set of precautions is to be taken in consideration while using this oral suspension. The below listed points define them.

  1. Donot take Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension IP with other antacids like magnesium or aluminum-containing medications. This may cause constipation or diarrhea or intestinal obstruction.
  2. Discuss your medical details before hand with you doctor before using this medicine especially if you kidney or liver impairment, appendix problems, bowel blockage or rectal bleeding.
  3. The use of Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension is not recommended in children.
  4. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any other antacids or anti-ulcerants. This medicine may contain inactive ingredients than can cause allergies.Also, check for any allergens in the composition of this medicine.
  5. Pregnant women should use this medicine under the medical advice of the doctor. It may cause certain side effects in both the unborn baby and the woman.
  6. It is not known if this drug passes through breast milk. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
  7. Donot overuse this medication and refer to the prescribed dosage. This can cause conditions to worsen.
  8. Avoid the use of alcohol and tobacco to prevent increased acidity.

Adverse Effects of Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension IP

The use of Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension is considered to be safe and effective in maximum cases but minor side effects such as nausea, dizziness, vomiting or diarrhea can be witnessed in some cases. Consult your doctor for further details on possible side effects as this is not the complete list of side effects.

Dietary Advise to Prevent Indigestion and Acidity

  • Avoid foods that may cause acidity in general cases such as citrus foods like tomatoes, lemons, onions, and carbonated drinks.
  • Do not overeat. The amount of acid produced depends on the amount of food eaten.
  • Do not exercise immediately after eating. Energetic activities such as jumping and running should be avoided. Walk at least 20 minutes after having a meal to facilitate digestion.
  • Always sleep on the left side of your stomach to prevent extra pressure on the organ.
  • Limit your intake of fast food and eat homemade food.


Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension

Question: How much amount of Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension should be consumed every day?

Answer: The dosage will be prescribed to you depending on your acidity condition. Consult the doctor for more details.

Question: Can we use this medicine to treat acidity in children?

Answer: The safety of this medicine in children has not been established. Do not use this medicine without proper consultation.

Question: Can we use Simethicone and Magaldrate Oral Suspension before having food?

Answer:It is better to take an antacid after food to prevent an upset stomach or use as directed by your physician.