• Manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan Ltd.
  • Generic Name Alginate Compound
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Product Information

  • Description

    In the presence of gastric acid, alginate forms a foamy gel that is similar to a raft floating on the surface of the gastric contents, and this barrier-like gel prevents acid reflux in GERD.

  • Ingredients

    Alginate Compound
  • Drug Class


  • Dosage Form

  • Uses

    This syrup is used to treat:

    • Acid reflux (heartburn)
    • Indigestion

    It provides relief from symptoms like

    • Burning in chest
    • Bloating
    • Sour taste in the mouth
    • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dosage

    Follow these dosage instructions:

    • Adults and children 12 years and over

    Take 5-10 ml (one to two 5 ml spoonfuls)) after meals and at bedtime, up to four times a day.

    • Children under 12 years

    Should only be taken on medical advice.

  • In case of Overdose

    If you take too much of this product you may feel bloated and experience some abdominal discomfort. It is unlikely to cause you any harm, but please consult your doctor or pharmacist if this doesn't go away.

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose, make sure to take it as soon as possible the same day. If you don't remember missing the dose, don't double it. Consult your doctor on how to adjust the missing doses.

  • How To Use

    The liquid is usually one to two 5ml spoonfuls, up to 4 times a day. The tablets are usually 2 to 4 tablets, up to 4 times a day. Always check the packaging information. Follow the instructions on the packaging or, if your doctor has prescribed it, take the dose they tell you to.

  • When Not to Use

    Do not use this syrup if you have:

    • Ever had an allergic reaction to Gaviscon or any other medicines
    • Been advised to eat a low calcium or low salt (low sodium) diet.
    • Kidney or heart disease.
    • A rare, inherited illness called phenylketonuria.
    • Low levels of phosphate in your blood.
  • Side Effects

    Most people who take it do not have any side effects. If you do get a side effect, it's likely to be mild and will go away when you stop taking Gaviscon. Some types of Gaviscon may be more likely to make you feel sick or cause vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea because of their ingredients.

  • Precautions & Warnings

    You should practice these cautions before taking the medicine:

    • Talk to your doctor if you have hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to any of the components in the medicine.
    • This medication poses the risk of drowsiness, so don’t drive while on this medication.
  • Drug Interactions

    Ask your doctor about any possible drug interactions, and discuss every medicine you have been taking.

  • Storage/Disposal

    Store the medicine at room temperature and keep out of direct sunlight, excessive heat, and moisture. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and animals. Do not use the medication past its expiration date.

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  • Quick Tips, if any

    Always follow your doctor's advice, and never self-medicate.

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