Gaviscon Advance Aniseed Suspension 500 ml
Gaviscon advance aniseed has a unique formula that provides fast, effective relief from heartburn and gastric reflux. Gaviscon advance aniseed can also be used to relieve the symptoms of hiatus hernia and reflux oesophagitis (inflamed oesophagus). Heartburn during pregnancy can also be relieved by Gaviscon advance aniseed. For product comments or queries in South Africa, call 0861 11 1100. e 200 ml. Scheduling status: S0. Proprietary name (and dosage form): Gaviscon® advance aniseed (suspension). Composition: each 5 ml contains sodium alginate 500 mg in a thickened base. Preservatives: methyl hydroxybenzoate 0.4% m/v, propyl hydroxybenzoate 0.06% m/v. Pharmacological classification: A 11.10 medicines acting on the gastro-intestinal tract. Special combinations. Pharmacological action: on ingestion, Gaviscon advance aniseed reacts with saliva and gastric acid to produce a viscous gel which floats on the stomach contents, suppressing gastric reflux. In severe cases, the gel itself may be refluxed into the oesophagus where it helps protect the mucosa. Indications: Gaviscon advance aniseed is indicated for the following conditions: gastric reflux, reflux oesophagitis, heartburn, including heartburn of pregnancy, hiatus hernia, flatulence associated with gastric reflux and all cases of epigastric and retrosternal distress, where the underlying cause is gastric reflux. Identification: an off-white to pale brown suspension with an odour and flavour of fennel (aniseed). Presentation: amber glass bottles containing 200 ml or 500 ml. Name and business address of applicant: ©2007 Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd. Gaviscon is a registered trademark.
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