This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.
Gaviscon Advance belongs to a group of medicines called "reflux suppressants". Reflux is a process in which the acid stomach juices flow back up into the food pipe. Unlike the stomach, the lining of the food pipe is not resistant to acid, so that when reflux occurs it causes the pain and discomfort commonly known as heartburn.
Gaviscon Advance forms a protective layer that floats on top of the stomach contents. This layer prevents reflux and keeps the stomach contents away from the lining of the food pipe to relieve the symptoms of heartburn and acid indigestion.
Each 10 ml of aniseed flavoured Gaviscon Advance contains sodium alginate Ph Eur 1000 mg andpotassium bicarbonate Ph Eur 200 mg as the active ingredients.
Suitable for adults, including the elderly, and children 12 years and over.
Adults, including the elderly, and children 12 years and over: 5-10 ml (one to two 5 ml spoonfuls)after meals and at bedtime, or as directed.Children under twelve years:
If you forget to take a dose it is not necessary to double the dose next time. Just carry on taking the medicine at the recommended dose. If symptoms persist after seven days consult your doctor. If you take too much Gaviscon Advance it is unlikely to cause you any harm. However, you may feel bloated. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if this feeling does not go away.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
Each 10 ml of aniseed flavoured Gaviscon Advance contains sodium alginate Ph Eur 1000 mg and potassium bicarbonate Ph Eur 200 mg as the active ingredients. Other Ingredients: calcium, carbonate, carbomer, methyl and propyl hydroxybenzoates, sodium saccharin, sodium hydroxide, aniseed flavour derived from fennel, and purified water.
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