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Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: November 25, 2020 5:45 AM

Anonymous 58 days

Can I take alucid tablet after breakfast?

Dr Sri Viknarajan 58 days
General Practitioner

Greetings and thank you for contacting us.

Although your enquiry is straight to the point, our assistance is still limited due to the medium this forum provides.

Get to know further by having professional advice on your diet and digestive health.

First off, one must first understand that abdominal pain or stomach ache can be caused by various ailments or condition, including:

  • gastrointestinal diseases (i.e. gastric, GERD, etc.)
  • uncontrolled medication intake
  • side effects a consumed medication
  • excessive muscle stress

or may also be caused by a more serious condition such as pancreatic, bile, liver or other types of organ disorders.

Therefore, without a thorough assessment, we cannot conclude a working diagnosis nor can we advise the right medication.

However, for temporary measure, we advisable you to:

  • ensure getting a good amount of rest
  • avoid wearing clothes that are too tight
  • stay hydrated
  • healthy meal & good digestive diet (correct amount of fibre, probiotic and vitamins)

Avoid the nuisance stomach problems with the right care for your digestive system.

Non the less, according to our ministry of health, Alucid (Aluminium hydroxide / Magnesium hydroxide / Simethicone) can be taken 4 times a day even before bed. It is not clear whether it is advisable to take it after breakfast. It should also be noted that ALucid table may have certain side effects and contraindication as follows:
Side effects:

  • fatigue
  • minor tachycardia
  • constipation / diarrheas
  • loss in appetite


  • pregnant women
  • kidney or liver related patient
  • breastfeeding women
  • hypertensive patient

For more information on your health condition, or for more accurate treatment to be implemented, a more detailed test should be done beforehand. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to talk online with our certified doctors. Thank you.

Last Updated: Wed Nov 25 2020 05:45:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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