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Gaviscon Extra Strength Tablets (Glaxosmithkline)



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  • Composition:    Each chewable tablet contains the following active ingredients:

    Aluminum hydroxide   160 mg

    Magnesium carbonate   105 mg

    and the following inactive ingredients: alginic acid, calcium stearate, flavor, sodium bicarbonate, and sucrose. May contain stearic acid. Contains sorbitol or mannitol. May contain starch.

    Actions:    Gavison'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:    Chew 2 to 4 tablets four times a day or as directed by a physician. Tablets should be taken after meals and at bedtime or as needed. For best results follow by a half glass of water or other liquid. DO NOT SWALLOW WHOLE.

    Warnings:    Do not take more than 16 tablets in a 24-hour period or 16 tablets daily for more than 2 weeks, except under the advice and supervision of a physician. Do not use this product except under the advice and supervision of a physician if you are on a sodium-restricted diet. Each Extra Strength Gaviscon tablet contains approximately 19 mg of sodium.

    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.

    Store at a controlled room temperature in a dry place.

    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.

    How Supplied:    Bottles of 100 tablets and in foil-wrapped 2s in boxes of 6 and 30 tablets.








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