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Rocgel

Uses|Precautions & warnings|Side effects|Interactions

Uses

What is Rocgel (aluminum hydroxide) used for?

Rocgel is commonly used for relieve heartburn and acid indigestion.

How should I take Rocgel (aluminum hydroxide)?

Drink a package when you feel pain.

Do not drink more than 6 packets a day.

Part drugs are packaged for direct consumption, not dilute pure.

How do I store Rocgel (aluminum hydroxide)?

Rocgel is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Rocgel in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Rocgel that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Rocgel down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Rocgel (aluminum hydroxide)?

Aluminium hydroxide should be used with caution in patients with stomach disorders and allergy to any ingredients of this drug.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Rocgel during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Rocgel.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Rocgel (aluminum hydroxide)?

The severe or irreversible adverse effects of aluminium hydroxide include

The sign after the acute overdosage of this drug is

  • Chronic constipation

The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by aluminium hydroxide are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Rocgel (aluminum hydroxide)?

Rocgel may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Products may interact with this drug, including:

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Written by Stephanie Nicole Nera, RPh, PharmD on May 02, 2020
Medically reviewed by Stephanie Nicole Nera, RPh, PharmD
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