Gaviscon Advance Tablets provide fast, soothing and long-lasting relief from the pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion, which for example can occur after meals or during pregnancy. The product belongs to a group of medicines called 'reflux suppressants', which form a protective layer on top of the stomach contents to prevent acid escaping from the stomach where it works its way in to the food pipe where it hurts.
How to Use
For oral administration.
You can take this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. As with all medicines, the duration of treatment should be as limited as possible.
Adults, including elderly and children 12 years or over: When symptoms occur take one or two tablets after meals and at bedtime, or as directed.
Children under 12 years: Should only be taken on medical advice.
Chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Hazards and Cautions
Before taking these tablets
Each two tablet dose contains 4.5 mmol of sodium, 2.0 mmol of potassium and 2.0 mmol of calcium. If you have been advised to follow a diet restricted in any of these please consult your doctor before taking this product.
If you have phenylketonuria, note that the product is sweetened with aspartame, a source of phenylalanine.
May cause central nervous system depression in the presence of renal insufficiency and should not be used by patients with renal failure.
The treatment may be less effective if you have decreased amounts of gastric acid produced in your stomach.
If you forget a dose it is not necessary to double the dose next time, just carry on taking as before.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.
After taking these tablets
If symptoms persist after seven days consult your doctor.
If you take too many of these tablets you may feel bloated. It is unlikely to cause you any harm, but please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not take 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 are experiencing any of these side effects.
Do not use this product after the expiry date (EXP: month/year) shown.
Keep all medicines safely away from children.
Do not store above 30ºC.
Store in original package.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Adults, the elderly and children 12 years and over.
The tablets also contain mannitol (E421), calcium carbonate, macrogol 20,000, copovidone, magnesium stearate, aspartame (E951), acesulfame potassium and mint flavour. They are sugar and gluten free