Fast soothing and long lasting relief from heartburn and indigestion. This product forms a protective layer that floats on top of the stomach contents. This layer prevents reflux and keeps the stomach contents away from the lining of the food pipe to relieve the symptoms of heartburn and indigestion.
Directions for use:
Check that the cap seal is unbroken before first using this product. For oral use. Shake well before use.
Adults and children 12 years and over:
Take 10-20ml (two to four 5ml spoonfuls) after meals and at bedtime, up to four times a day.
Children under 12 years: Should be given only on medical advice.
If you take too much of this product you may feel bloated and experience some abdominal discomfort. It is unlikely to cause you any harm, but please consult your doctor or pharmacist. If you forget a dose it is not necessary to double the dose next time, just carry on taking as before.
After taking Gaviscon Original Aniseed Relief: If symptoms persist after 7 days consult your doctor.
Do not take this product if:
you know you are allergic to any of the ingredients as very rarely difficulty in breathing and skin rashes have occur (see further information for a full list of ingredients)
Take special care before treatment with Gaviscon Original Aniseed Relief :
This medicine contains 285.2 mg (12.4 mmol) of sodium per 20 ml dose. If you have been advised to follow a low sodium (salt) diet ask your doctor before taking this product. The maximum recommended daily dose of this medicinal product contains 1140.8 mg sodium (found in table salt). This is equivalent to 57 % of the adult recommended maximum daily dietary intake for sodium. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you need this product on a daily basis for a prolonged period, especially if you have been advised to follow a low salt (sodium) diet.
Each 10 ml oral suspension contains 500 mg sodium alginate, 267 mg sodium bicarbonate and 160 mg calcium carbonate as the active ingredients. The other ingredients are carbomer, methyl (E218) and propyl (E216) parahydroxybenzoate, saccharin sodium, fennel flavour, erythrosine, sodium hydroxide and water. This product does not contain sugar or gluten
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine