Fast soothing relief
Heartburn & indigestion
Gaviscon Peppermint Flavour Tablets bring relief from the pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion, which for example, can occur after meals or during pregnancy. This product belongs to a group of medicines called "reflux suppressants". which form a protective layer on top of the stomach contents to prevent stomach acid escaping from the stomach where it works into the food pipe causing pain and discomfort.
Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate
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Reference Number: G-OTC-UK-02-12
Gaviscon 250 is used for the relief of heartburn and acid indigestion. Heartburn and acid indigestion are common and experienced by most people at some time. They may be felt as a burning sensation across the lower part of the chest, a pain spreading from the stomach towards the throat or regurgitation of a sour-tasting liquid. Heartburn and acid indigestion often occur during pregnancy or if you have a medical condition called 'hiatus hernia'. Heartburn and acid indigestion can be made worse if you eat fatty or very spicy foods, drink too much alcohol, smoke, wear tight clothing, are overweight or when you bend forward or lie down. What side-effects may occur? Do not take it if you know you are allergic to any of the ingredients as skin rashes and difficulty in breathing have been reported. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any side-effects after taking Gaviscon 250. After taking Gaviscon 250: If you forget to take a dose it is not necessary to double the dose next time. Just carry on taking the medicine at the recommended dose. If symptoms persist consult your doctor. If you take too many Gaviscon 250 tablets you may feel bloated. They are unlikely to cause you any harm, but please consult your doctor or pharmacist. Drug Interaction Precautions: If you have been advised to follow a low sodium (salt) diet ask your doctor before taking Gaviscon 250. You can take Gaviscon 250 if you are pregnant or breastfeeding Caution: Keep all medicines safely away from children Store in a dry place below 30ºC Do not use this medicine after the expiry date (EXP: month/year) shown on packaging