Gaviscon suspension is intended for the relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, bloating associated with gas and stomach upsets showing these symptoms.
Sodium alginate, sodium hydrogen carbonate, calcium carbonate
Directions for use
Take 10mls three times daily until symptoms resolve
Do not use Gaviscon suspension within (before or after) 2 hours of taking other medication as it may reduce the effectiveness of the drug.
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Gaviscon peppermint liquid is a product that provides dual relief from heartburn and indigestion. It is available in two sizes; 300ml and 600ml and is sold on Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Lagos.
How to Take Gaviscon
For Gaviscon regular strength liquid antacid, 1-2 tablespoons should be taken 4x daily while for Gaviscon extra strength liquid antacid, 2-4 teaspoonfuls should be taken 4x daily. These instructions are subject to a doctor’s directive.
Gaviscon contains sodium alginate, calcium carbonate, and sodium bicarbonate.
Gaviscon is safe to use during pregnancy. Due to its mode of action, it is not absorbed into the body to provide relief. It is however always advisable to discuss medications with your healthcare provider.
Gaviscon comes in tablet formulations containing the same ingredients as the liquid and sachet form. It is available in 16s, 32s, and 48s. It is available for purchase in Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
The reviews of Gaviscon have generally been good. Users have commented that it has a good taste, works very fast and it has great value for its cost.
Gaviscon Mechanism of Action
Gaviscon contains three major active ingredients; sodium alginate, calcium carbonate, and sodium bicarbonate. It acts as an antacid, neutralizing the excess stomach acid. It also forms a protective barrier that prevents acid from going into the food pipe.
Gaviscon is used to relieve symptoms of heartburn and indigestion.
When Should I Take Gaviscon Syrup?
You should take Gaviscon when you experience symptoms of heartburn.
When Should You Not Take Gaviscon?
Gaviscon should not be taken within 2 hours of other medication.
What is Gaviscon Syrup Used For?
Gaviscon syrup is an over the counter medication used to relieve heartburn and indigestion. It can be purchased on Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Nigeria.
What Are The Side Effects Of Taking Gaviscon?
Gaviscon is generally a safe medication but can cause feelings of sickness, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea in some people. Persistent side effects should be reported.
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