Milk of Magnesium and Liquid Paraffin (Smuth)
Smuth is an antacid, prescribed for hyperacidity. It is also used as a laxative. It reduces stomach acid and increases water in the intestine.
Composition – Tab and Syrup 200ml
Milk of Magnesium – 11.35ml
Liquid Paraffin – 3.75ml
Class – Antacid and Laxative
Mechanism Of Action
Milk of Magnesium Neutralise Acid in Stomach but not stopped Acid formation in Stomach and liquid Paraffin used in lubrication and work as Laxative.
2 – 5 years – 5ml Tid
5 – 12 year – 5 – 10 ml TID Or QID
12 – 18 year – 5 – 10ml QID Or SOS
***** 7.5ml HS Also referred
Used As – Used as Antacid in lowering level of gastric Acid and as laxative
Contraindicated – May be Cautious in Pregnancy and in kidney patients