It neutralizes stomach hydrochloride to form AlCl3 salt plus water; Increases gastric pH.
It promotes bowel evaculation by causing osmotic retention of fluid which causes the colon to distend with increased peristaltic activity; forms magnesium chloride when react with Hcl.
It disperses & prevents gas pockets in the GI system by decreasing surface tension of gas bubble.
Gastritis due to NSAIDS
Distension & Gas
Heart burn & Reflux esophagitis