Gaviscon Peppermint Tablets bring fast, soothing and long lasting relief from the pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion, which for example, can occur after meals or during pregnancy.
They belong to a group of medicines called 'reflux suppressants', which form a protective layer on top of the stomach contents to prevent stomach acid escaping from the stomach where it works into the food pipe where it hurts.
These tablets are sugar and gluten free.
Each chewable tablet contains: 250mg Sodium Alginate, 133.5mg Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate and 80mg Calcium Carbonate as the active ingredients. These tablets do not contain sugar or gluten.You can take this product if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
For oral administration. Adults, including the elderly and children 12 years and over: When symptoms occur take two to four tablets after meals and at bedtime, or as directed. Children under 12 years: Should only be taken on medical advice. Chew thoroughly before swallowing.Contains sodium and calcium.If you have been advised a diet restricted in any of these please consult your doctor before taking this product. Do not take this product within two hours of taking other medicines by mouth.