Gaviscon Double Action Mint Flavour Chewable Tablets contains sodium alginate 250 mg, sodium bicarbonate 106.5 mg and calcium carbonate 187.5 mg.
It is used for the treatment of symptoms resulting from the reflux of acid, bile and pepsin into the oesophagus such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion, for example following meals or during pregnancy, and for symptoms of excess stomach acid (hyperacidity).
Can also be used to treat the symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux during concomitant treatment with or following withdrawal of acid suppressing therapy.
HOW TO USE
For oral administration, after being thoroughly chewed.
Adults and children 12 years and over: Two to four tablets after meals and at bedtime, up to four times per day.
Children under 12 years: Should be given only on medical advice.
Elderly: No dose modifications necessary for this age group.
Hepatic Impairment: No dose modification necessary
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to sodium alginate, sodium bicarbonate, calcium carbonate or to any of the excipients listed.