Aluminum is a naturally occurring mineral. Aluminum hydroxide is an antacid.
Aluminum hydroxide is used to treat symptoms of increased stomach acid, such as heartburn, upset stomach, sour stomach, or acid indigestion. Aluminum hydroxide is also used to reduce phosphate levels in people with certain kidney conditions.
severe stomach pain or constipation;
bloody, black, or tarry stools;
coughing up blood that looks like coffee grounds;
pain when you urinate;
extreme drowsiness; or
tired feeling, loss of appetite, and muscle weakness.
(oral suspension, oral capsule, oral tablet, compounding powder)