Instructions for Use "Gaviscon»

«Gaviscon» (gaviscon) is a combination drug, it includes sodium alginate, calcium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate.The mechanism of action of a drug is independent from getting into the bloodstream.After ingestion "Gaviscon" neutralizes the hydrochloric acid in the stomach to form a gel.The gel provides a protective barrier on the surface of the contents in the stomach and prevents casts of contents into the esophagus.If swallowed, the drug reduces its irritation of the mucous membrane.

«Gaviscon" indicated for the symptomatic treatment of dyspepsia, which is associated with high acidity of the stomach, when casting into the esophagus acidic contents of the stomach, with abdominal discomfort, heartburn, acid regurgitation, a feeling of heaviness in the stomach after a
meal, including during pregnancy. Patients with very low acidity of gastric juice may decrease the effectiveness of the drug.

«Gaviscon" comes in the form of chewable tablets of two types - with mint and lemon flavor, as well as in the form of a slurry with mint aroma.The drug must be taken orally, carefully chewing tablets.The suspension is taken orally, diluted with water is not necessary.The medicine can be washed down with a little water.

adults and children (from the age of twelve) appoint two to four tablets (or 10-20 ml of suspension) after each meal and in the evening (before bedtime).Children under twelve years of age shall determine the amount of drug the doctor.For the elderly No dosage adjustment is required.If after a week's use of "Gaviscon" indigestion persists, it requires re-evaluation of the clinical condition of the patient.In case of overdose there is bloating, and the symptomatic therapy.

contraindications, side effects "Gaviscon»

«Gaviscon" is contraindicated in detecting hypersensitivity to the drug, it can not be given to patients fenolketonuriey.Permitted purpose "Gaviscon" during pregnancy and lactation.To conduct an open-controlled studies of the drug involving 281 pregnant women.This application experience has not revealed any significant adverse effects of treatment "Gaviscon" on the course of pregnancy and the health of the fetus and newborn. «Gaviscon" does not affect the ability to drive notoriously dangerous machinery and driving vehicles.

On responses during the drug may cause allergic reactions.The drug was stored at a temperature of 15 to 30 ° C out of reach of children.Shelf life - two years."Gaviscon" can be purchased at any pharmacy, the drug is sold without a prescription.