GAVISCON WITH MINT FLAVOR, ORAL SUSPENSION, 150ML — MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN — FREE SHIPPING

(GAVISCON WITH MINT FLAVOR)
GAVISCON WITH MINT FLAVOR, ORAL SUSPENSION, 150ML — MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN — FREE SHIPPING


RECKITT BENCKISER Brand: RECKITT BENCKISER

Product description

Govascon mint is an oral suspension medicine that works by reducing the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux. The active substances are sodium alginate, sodium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate, which form a protective layer in the esophagus and stomach that isolates gastric acid content from the surface of the tissues covering the gastrointestinal tract and prevents its return from the stomach into the esophagus, reducing pain and discomfort for up to 4 hours.

Gaviscon is used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux, including so-called acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion related to acid reflux, which may occur after meals, in pregnant women and in patients with reflux oesophagitis.

Indications

Symptomatic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux.

active substances: sodium alginate 500 mg, sodium bicarbonate 267 mg, and calcium carbonate 160 mg.

other ingredients: carbomer 974P, methyl (E218) and propyl (E216), parahydroxybenzoate, sodium saccharin, sodium hydroxide, mint flavor No. 4, mint flavor No. 5 and purified water.

Action

The preparation forms a protective layer on the surface of the stomach contents, preventing the acid content of the stomach from flowing back.

Dosage

Adults, including pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly and children aged 12 years and older: 10–20 ml after meals and at bedtime (up to four times a day).

Children under 12 years of age: administer only after consulting a doctor.

Shake well before use.

Do not use a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose. If symptoms persist after 7 days of taking the preparation, consult a doctor.

Contraindications

Allergy to any component of the preparation.

Storage

The preparation should be stored below 30 ° C, out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Side effects

Gaviscon mint, like any other medicine, can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If side effects occur, discontinue use of the preparation immediately and consult a doctor.

Very rare (less than 1 in 10,000 patients)

  • allergic reactions to the ingredients in the medicine, including skin rashes, itching, difficulty breathing, dizziness, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.

Interactions

Tell your doctor or pharmacist about all the preparations you are taking or have recently taken, and about any other preparations you plan to take.

Gaviscon mint should not be used within two hours of taking other medicines as this may affect their effectiveness.

Warnings and Precautions

The preparation contains small amounts of sodium (6.2 mmol / 10 ml) and calcium (1.6 mmol / 10 ml): patients who require restriction of the intake of these ingredients in the diet should discuss the use of the preparation with a doctor.

Please consult your doctor if you have kidney or heart problems, as high salt levels increase the risk of these diseases.

The preparation contains methyl (E218) and propyl (E216) parahydroxybenzoate, which may cause allergic reactions, including delayed ones.

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