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Gaviscon Peppermint 48 Tablets
Scheduling status: So. Proprietary name and dosage form: Gaviscon® peppermint tablets. Composition: Each tablet contains 250 mg of sodium alginate, 133,5 mg of sodium bicarbonate and 80 mg of calcium carbonate. Also contains mannitol; macrogol 20,000; magnesium stearate; aspartame; lemon or peppermint flavour. Pharmacological classification: A 11.10 Medicines acting on gastro-intestinal tract, special combinations. Pharmacological action: Pharmacodynamics: Gaviscon react rapidly with gastric acid to form a raft of alginic acid gel, having a near neutral pH. Pharmacokinetics: The mode of action of the tablets is physical and does not depend on absorption into the systemic circulation. Indications: Treatment of symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion for example, following meals or during pregnancy. Identification: Off-white to cream mottled tablets, with the odour and flavour of peppermint. Presentation: Cartons containing 8,16, 32, 24 and 48 tablets in blisters comprising of unprinted, glass-clear, thermoformable laminates of uPVC/PE/PVDC with aluminium foil lidding. © 2007 Reckitt Benckiser Pharamceuticals (Pty) Ltd. Treatment of symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion, for example, following meals and during pregnancy. Gaviscon is a registered trademark. Consumer care line: 0861 11 11 00.
Quantity in pack:
48 tablets. Gaviscon®. Peppermint tablets. Fast relief of heartburn and acid indigestion. Symptoms of gastric reflux.
Dosage and directions for use: Oral administration without water. Adults and children over 12 years: Two to four tablets after meals and at bedtime. Children under 12 years: Not recommended. Elderly: no modifications necessary for this age group. Tablets should be chewed thoroughly. Tablets should not be swallowed whole. If symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux do not improve within seven days, the clinical situation should be reviewed by a medical practitioner. Dosage: Adults and children 12 years and over: Two to four tablets after meals and at bedtime. Children under 12 years: Not recommended. Elderly: No modifications necessary for this age group. Tablets should be chewed thoroughly.