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Gaviscon Plus Peppermint 24 Tablets is a firm favourite for helping to relieve and treat the symptoms of gastric reflux. It works by neutralising acid to stop and soothe acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion.
Gaviscon Peppermint Double Action 24 Tablets
Treatment of symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion. ©2017 Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd. Gaviscon is a registered trademark of the RB Group. Consumer care line: 0861 11 11 00. Scheduling status: Proprietary name (and dosage form): Gaviscon double action tablets (tablets). Composition: Each tablet contains: Sodium alginate - 250 mg. Sodium bicarbonate - 106.50mg. Calcium carbonate - 187.50mg. Pharmacological classification: A 11.10 medicines acting on gastro-intestinal tract, special combinations. Pharmacological action: Alginate reacts with gastric acid to form a viscous gel, having a near neutral pH. Sodium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate have acid neutralising properties. 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. Identification: A flat circular, bi-layered tablet with bevelled edges, pink and slightly mottled with sword and circle on the obverse and white with "GDA250" on the reverse, and an odour and flavour of mint. Presentation: Cartons containing 8 and 24 tablets in blisters comprising of unprinted, glass-clear, thermoformable laminates of uPVC/PE/PVDC with aluminium foil lidding.
Quantity in pack:
Peppermint flavour. 24 tablets. Gaviscon®. Double action tablets. Each tablet contains sodium alginate 250mg, sodium bicarbonate 106,50mg, calcium carbonate 187,50mg. Heartburn and indigestion. Soothes and protects. Neutralises acid. Suppresses gastric reflux.
Dosage: 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. 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.