Gaviscon oral suspension in sachets minty is a nonprescription drug.
International Pharmacy recommends downloading the prospect of this medicine before use. This leaflet is in Spanish (from Spain).
Gaviscon oral suspension in sachets mint flavor
Sodium alginate, bicarbonate (hydrogen carbonate) sodium and calcium carbonate
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you. This medicine is available without prescription.
However, for best results, it must be used appropriately.
- Keep this leaflet, as you may need to read it again.
- If you need more information or advice, consult your pharmacist.
- If symptoms worsen or persist after 7 days, you should consult your doctor.
- If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Gaviscon and what it is used
2. Before taking Gaviscon
3. How to take Gaviscon
4. Possible side effects
5. Conservation Gaviscon
6. Further information
1. WHAT GAVISCON AND WHAT IT IS USED
It belongs to the group of medicines called other combinations with antacids. It works in two ways:
1. Alginate with bicarbonate (hydrogen carbonate) sodium. calcium carbonate and form a protective barrier in the stomach to prevent gastric reflux soothing the burning sensation in the stomach.
2. Baking soda (bicarbonate) sodium and calcium carbonate further neutralize excess stomach acid.
Gaviscon is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of stomach hyperacidity and heartburn caused by acid reflux stomach.
Authorization holder responsible for marketing and manufacturing
Healthcare Reckitt Benckiser, S.A. Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK Ltd
C / Mataro, 28 Dansom Lane Hull HU8 7DS
08403 Granollers-Barcelona United Kingdom
This leaflet was approved in September 2011
The detailed and updated information on this medicine is available on the website of the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) http://www.aemps.gob.es/