Fast relief you can feel.
Heartburn occurs when stomach acid travels up into the oesophagus. Common symptoms include chest pain, a burning sensation, fluid in the back of the throat and difficulty swallowing. 4, 5 Gaviscon forms a thick layer (known as the raft) on top of stomach contents as soon as it makes contact with stomach acid. This raft prevents stomach acid travelling up into the oesophagus. 1 Gavsicon Original provides fast, soothing relief from heartburn. Gaviscon Advance has an extra strength formula for fast, effective relief from heartburn, and has proven safety in pregnancy.6 Gaviscon Plus provides double relief from heartburn and indigestion. Gavsicon. Fast relief you can actually feel. Soothes heartburn within 3 minutes*2 and lasts up to 2 times longer than conventional antacids.*3
Legals and References:
1. Mandel K.G, Daggy B.P, Brodie D.A et al. Review article: alginate-raft formulations in the treatment of heartburn and acid reflux. Alimentary Pharmacology. 2000, 669-690. 1. Strugala V., et al. 2010. A randomized, controlled, cross over trial to investigate times to onset of the perception of soothing and cooling by over-the-counter heartburn treatments. The Journal of International Medical Research. 38: 449-457. 2. Mandel K.G., et al. 2000. Review article: alginate-raft formulations in the treatment of heartburn and acid reflux. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2000.14: 669-690. 4. www.symptomsheartburn.org. Accessed 10 January 2013. 5. The MERCK Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Nineteenth Edition. 2011. 6. Lindow S.W and Regnell P. 2003. An open-label, multicentre study to assess the safety and efficacy of a novel reflux suppressant (Gaviscon Advance®) in the treatment of heartburn during pregnancy. International Journal of Clinical Practice. 57(3):175-179. *Conventional antacids (alginate containing products compared to acid neutralisers).
S0 Gaviscon Liquid Peppermint. Reg. No. 29/11.10/0641. Each 10 ml contains Sodium Alginate 500 mg. Preservatives: Methyl Hydroxybenzoate 0.4% m/v, Propyl Hydroxybenzoate 0.06% m/v.
S0 Gaviscon Advance Peppermint. Reg. No. A40/11.10/0049. Each 5 ml contains Sodium Alginate 500 mg. Preservatives: Methyl Hydroxybenzoate 0.4% m/v, Propyl Hydroxybenzoate 0.06% m/v.
S0 Gaviscon Plus Liquid. Reg. No. A40/11.10/0480. Each 10 ml contains Sodium Alginate 500 mg, Calcium Carbonate 325 mg, Sodium Bicarbonate 213 mg and Saccharin. Preservatives: Methyl Hydroxybenzoate 0.4% m/v, Propyl Hydroxybenzoate 0.06% m/v.
Name and business address of the holder of the certificate of registration: Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd., 8 Jet Park Road, Elandsfontein, 1601. For full prescribing information refer to package insert approved by the Medicines Regulatory Authority. Customer Call Line: 0861 11 11 00.