Maalox


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Noun1.Maalox - an antacidMaalox - an antacid        
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
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Cimetidine at the dose of 12 mg/kg and Maalox at the dose of 50 mg/kg produced a significant (P < 0.01) decrease in surface area from 64.63 [+ or -] 5.24 [mm.sup.2] in the negative control animals to 41.45 [+ or -] 8.43 [mm.sup.2] in rats treated with Cimetidine and 24.15 [+ or -] 2.88 [mm.sup.2] in animals receiving Maalox, leading to inhibition percentage of 35.87 and 62.63%, respectively.
One way to manage insurance assets is to avoid missteps that could negate insurance coverage, cloud the prospect of insurance protection, and increase the company's Maalox consumption.
The FDA has found no evidence that the drugs Zantac, Mylanta, Maalox, or Pepcid interfere with Plavix.
He spent a few minutes at the start of each shift setting his desk just the way he wanted it: his logbook opened to the current date, a row of pencils sharpened to dagger points on the right-hand side, his coffee mug on the upper right and next to it a 50-cc sample bottle filled with Maalox. Clark wore a ball cap with the visor pulled low over his eyes and he kept the radio tuned to the country top 40 station.
Lots of little things can go awry, but two big ones make the finance people reach for their Maalox.
The best way to reduce symptoms is by taking over-the-counter antacids like Maalox, which neutralise the acid.
These include Pepcid, Maalox, Procardia, Alli, and statins.
Sample excerpts: "Maalox and nose drops and needles for knitting, walkers and handrails and new dental fittings, bundles of magazines tied up in string, these are a few of my favorite things.
Reports of mix-ups between Maalox products have prompted the manufacturer to change the name of one of the products, according to a notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration's MedWatch site.
The FDA received five reports of consumers who used Maalox Total Relief, which contains bismuth subsalicylate, when they had intended to use one of the Maalox antacid products, which contain aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone.
The patient blames the white tongue on Maalox he's been taking for his upset stomach, but the alert nurse notifies the physician, suspecting that it's the Polar Bear tongue.
Depositions are Maalox moments and may be about as much fun as a root canal.