10 ml of suspension contain: Active substances: sodium alginate – 500 mg, sodium bicarbonate – 267 mg calcium carbonate and – 160 mg. Excipients: carbomer, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, sodium saccharin, peppermint oil, sodium hydroxide, purified water.
Viscous opaque suspension, from almost white to cream-colored, with the smell of mint.
Pharmacodynamics . Ingestion Gaviscon quickly reacts with acidic stomach contents. This forms an alginate gel having an almost neutral pH. The gel forms a protective barrier on the surface of the stomach contents, thus preventing gastroesophageal reflux. In the case of regurgitation gel into the esophagus, where it reduces mucosal irritation.
Pharmacokinetics . Gaviscon mechanism of action of the drug is a natural process and does not depend on absorption into the systemic circulation.
Symptomatic treatment of dyspepsia associated with gastric hyperacidity and gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn, acid regurgitation), a feeling of heaviness in the stomach after ingestion, in Vol. H. In pregnancy.
Hypersensitivity to the drug, children under 6 years.
Dosing and Administration
Adults and children over 12 years old. 10-20 ml after a meal and at bedtime
Children 6-12 years:. 5-10 ml after a meal and at bedtime
to patients older dose modification is required.
Allergic reactions are possible.
There may be swelling of the abdomen. Treatment is symptomatic.
Drug interactions and other forms of interaction
It is not known.
In 10 ml of a suspension of sodium content of 141 mg (6.2 mmol). This should be considered as necessary dieting with a very limited content of salts, for example, in some cases of congestive heart failure and renal dysfunction.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Open controlled study involving 281 pregnant women, and gained experience in the application did not demonstrate any significant adverse effects of Gaviscon on the drug during pregnancy or on health of the fetus and newborn child. Gaviscon can be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
100 ml, 150 ml or 300 ml vials of dark glass with polypropylene cap, ensuring control of the first opening.
Instructions for use under the label.