Maalox Max Str

  • Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers

Maalox Max Str Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Aluminum hydroxide 500mg, magnesium hydroxide 450mg, simethicone 40mg; per 5mL; liq; mint or cherry flavor.

Pharmacological Class

Antacid + antiflatulent.

How Supplied

Susp (mint)—5oz, 12oz, 26oz; Susp (lemon, cherry)—12oz, 26oz; Therapeutic Conc—12oz; Tabs (berry, wintergreen)—45, 85; Tabs (lemon)—30, 45, 85; Max Str tabs—35, 65; Max Str susp (lemon)—5oz, 12oz, 26oz; Max Str susp (mint, cherry)—12oz, 26oz

Maalox Max Str Indications


Heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, upset stomach.

Maalox Max Str Dosage and Administration


10–20mL 4 times daily; max 60mL/day.


Not recommended.

Maalox Max Str Contraindications

Not Applicable

Maalox Max Str Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Maalox Max Str Warnings/Precautions


Impaired renal function (aluminum/magnesium forms).

Maalox Max Str Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Maalox Max Str Interactions


Reduces absorption of tetracyclines, possibly other drugs.

Maalox Max Str Adverse Reactions

Not Applicable

Maalox Max Str Clinical Trials

See Literature

Maalox Max Str Note

Not Applicable

Maalox Max Str Patient Counseling

See Literature