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Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid (Glaxosmithkline)

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  • Composition:    Each tablespoonful (15 ml) contains the following active ingredients:

    Aluminum hydroxide   95 mg

    Magnesium carbonate   358 mg

    and the following inactive ingredients: Benzyl alcohol, D&C Yellow #10, edetate disodium, FD&C Blue #1, flavor, glycerin, saccharin sodium, 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 1 or 2 tablespoonfuls four times a day or as directed by a physician. GAVISCON Regular 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 8 tablespoonfuls in a 24-hour period or 8 tablespoonfuls 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 tablespoonful of GAVISCON Regular Strength Liquid contains approximately 1.7 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 fluid oz (355 ml) bottles.

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