Altacite Plus Suspension
Altacite Plus suspension Asda Indigestion Liquid Sainsbury’s Spearmint Indigestion Liquid
Each 5ml contains 500mg of Hydrotalcite light and 125mg of Dimeticone (activated)
Altacite Plus Suspension is indicated for the symptomatic relief of the following conditions:- Dyspepsia: flatulence and abdominal: hyperacidity; gastritis: peptic ulceration; heartburn especially when associated with oesophagitis or hiatus hernia and heartburn of pregnancy.
Route of administration: Oral
10ml suspension between meals and at bedtime.
No specific recommendations in the elderly.
Children (8-12 years)
Half the adult dose
Altacite plus may reduce intestinal absorption of tetracycline’s.
For Co-simalcite 125/500 no clinical data on exposed pregnancies are available. Caution should be exercised when prescribing to pregnant women.
Side effects are uncommon. Diarrhoea and vomiting have been reported but have ceased on withdrawal of the therapy.
Overdose has not been reported. There is no evidence of absorption of Hydrotalcite in man. Investigations in healthy human volunteers have shown no elevation of serum aluminium or magnesium levels on administration of Hydrotalcite at therapeutic dosage for a continuous period of 28 days.
Dimeticone is inert oil, which is tissue adherent and water repellent, it is therefore a mucosal protective and anti-foaming agent, which can reduce flatulence
No data on pharmacokinetic studies of Altacite Plus Suspension are available. The active ingredients hydrotalcite and activated dimeticone are not generally absorbed.
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber, which are additional to that already included in the other sections of the SmPC
Sodium carboxymethylcellulose, tween 80, sorbitan mono-oleate, sorbitan tristearate, glyceryl monostearate, aerosil, methylcellulose 2500, microcrystalline cellulose, bronopol, spearmint polvaromas 077, saccharin sodium, chloroform and purified water.
3 years. After first opening the container, discard the contents 28 days after opening.
High-density polyethylene bottles with standard jaypour caps or amber glass bottles with tamper evident polyethylene screw cap fitted with a polyethylene coated wool seal. Bottle of 500ml as a pharmacy item or 100ml (and 250ml) as a general sales item
Peckforton Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Crewe Hall Crewe,
03/06/1999 / 10/09/2004