Aluminum is a naturally occurring mineral used to treat heartburn, upset stomach, sour stomach, or acid indigestion. This medicine is also used to reduce phosphate levels in people with certain kidney conditions.
Heartburn can mimic early symptoms of a heart attack. Get emergency medical help if you have chest pain that spreads to your jaw or shoulder and you feel anxious or light-headed.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take this medicine if you have:
kidney disease, a history of kidney stones;
if you are dehydrated; or
if you drink alcohol frequently.
Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
Shake the oral suspension (liquid) before you measure a dose. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.