Hydrosil is a brand medication that contains Aluminium Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide and Simethicone. Aluminium Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide together work as antacid to neutralise acid in the stomach, and Simeticone works by preventing foaming due to excessive acid. It is therefore used in the treatment of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Hydrosil is available as chewable tablets.
For heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), chew 2–4 tablets when required, usually in–between meals and before bed on an empty stomach.
Common side effects of Hydrosil include stomach irritation. It will go away usually after a few hours of taking Hydrosil.
Common dosing schedule:
Take on an empty stomach, in–between meals or before bed.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Hydrosil may interact with:
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
In Hong Kong, Hydrosil is an over–the–counter medicine and can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Hydrosil in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.
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