Usage of Rennie Duo

Indications: Symptomatic treatment of complaints resulting from gastro- oesophageal reflux and hyperacidity, such as regurgitation and heartburn
Contra Indications: Severe renal insufficiency, hypercalcaemia and pre-existing hypophosphataemia. Nephrolithiasis associated with calcium-containing stones. calcium-containing stones. Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients

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Drug description Rennie Duo

Drug description: Oral suspension
Generic name: Calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, sodium alginate
Drug class description: Reflux suppressants

Special precautions Rennie Duo

Avoid prolonged use. If the symptoms persist or abate only partially, further medical examination is required. As with other antacids, RennieR Duo can mask the symptoms of a gastric malignancy. Impaired renal function - monitor plasma calcium and magnesium levels. Long-term use at high doses can result in hypercalcaemia, magnesaemia and milk-alkali syndrome, especially in patients with renal insufficiency. Prolonged use possibly enhances the risk for the development of renal calculi. 10 mL of suspension contain 120 mg of sodium which should be considered for patients on a restricted sodium diet

Adverse and side effects Rennie Duo

Hypermagnesaemia or hypercalcaemia and alkalosis, especially in patients with impaired renal function, after prolonged use of high does

Presentation Rennie Duo

Rennie Duo Suspension, calcium carbonate 1200mg, magnesium carbonate 140mg, sodium alginate 300mg per 10mL dose

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