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Gaviscon Extra Strength Liquid (Glaxosmithkline)

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  • Composition:    Each 2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL) contains the following active ingredients:

    Aluminum hydroxide   508 mg

    Magnesium carbonate   475 mg

    and the following inactive ingredients: Benzyl alcohol, edetate disodium, flavor, glycerin, saccharin sodium, simethicone emulsion, sodium alginate, sorbitol solution, water, and xanthan gum.

    Actions:    Gaviscon's unique antacid foam barrier neutralizes stomach acid.

    Indications:    For the relief of heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion and upset stomach associated with these conditions.

    Directions:    SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING. Take 2 to 4 teaspoonfuls four times a day or as directed by a physician. GAVISCON Extra Strength Liquid should be taken after meals and at bedtime. Dispense product only by spoon or other measuring device.

    Warnings:    Except under the advice and supervision of a physician, do not take more than 16 teaspoonfuls in a 24-hour period or 16 teaspoonfuls daily for more than 2 weeks. May have laxative effect. Do not use this product if you have a kidney disease. Do not use this product if you are on a sodium-restricted diet except under the advice and supervision of a physician. Each teaspoonful contains approximately 0.9 mEq sodium.

    Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.

    Drug Interaction Precaution:    Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs. If you are presently taking a prescription drug, do not take this product without checking with your physician or other health professional.

    Keep tightly closed. Avoid freezing. Store at a controlled room temperature.

    How Supplied:    12 fl oz (355 mL) bottles.

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