Gaviscon Extra Peppermint Flavour Oral Suspension
2 Way Action Against Heartburn and Indigestion
Gaviscon Extra Oral Suspension is an off-white to cream suspension with a peppermint flavour. Each 10ml oral suspension contains 500mg Sodium Alginate, 213mg Sodium Bicarbonate and 325mg Calcium carbonate. This medicine is used for the treatment of acid related symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion, for example, following meals, or during pregnancy. It works in 2 ways: a combination of two antacids to neutralise excess stomach acid, and an alginate which forms a protective layer that floats on top of the stomach contents, keeping it away from the lining of the food pipe.
Suitable for: Adults and children over 12 years. Can be used during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Children under 12 years: should only be given on medical advice.
Warnings and precautions: This product is high in sodium. Consult your doctor if you are over 40 years and have never suffered with heartburn and acid indigesion before. If symptoms persist after 7 days, please consult your doctor. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
How to use: Adults and children over 12 years: 10-20 ml after meals and at bedtime. Read the package leaflet before use.
Storage instructions: Do not store above 30°C. Do not refrigerate.
Ingredients: Each 10ml oral suspension contains 500mg sodium alginate, 213mg sodium bicarbonate and 325mg calcium carbonate. The other ingredients are carbomer, methyl (E218) and propyl (E216) parahydroxybenzoates, sodium saccharin, peppermint flavour, sodium hydroxide, and water. This product does not contain sugar or gluten.
Gaviscon Extra Oral Suspension contains Sodium Alginate, Sodium Bicarbonate and Calcium Carbonate for heartburn and indigestion. ALWAYS READ THE LABEL. Date of preparation: Feb 2021. RB-M-33964