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Gaviscon Infant Powder

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Specially formulated for the youngest members of your family, Gaviscon Infant provides gentle yet effective relief from reflux and regurgitation. Designed to be kind to your baby's delicate system, this product works by thickening the stomach contents, reducing the likelihood of reflux and aiding in digestion. Ideal for use in infants over 1 year old, Gaviscon Infant is an easy-to-administer, trusted solution for infant digestive issues. As a parent, you can have peace of mind knowing that you're providing a safe, paediatrician remedy to your child. Choose Gaviscon Infant for fast, gentle relief and ensure your baby's comfort and wellbeing.

How to use
  • For oral use after mixing with water or milk feed. Infants under 10lbs/4.5kg: 1 sachet. Over 10lbs/4.5kg: 2 sachets. Bottle-fed infants: mix each sachet into 115ml (4 fl. oz.) of feed in the bottle. Shake well. Breast fed infants and other infants up to 2 years: mix each sachet with 5ml (1 teaspoon) of cooled boiled water until a smooth paste is formed. Add another 10ml (2 teaspoons) of cooled boiled water and mix. For breast fed infants give part way through each feed or meal using a spoon or feeding bottle. For all other infants give at the end of each meal, using a spoon or feeding bottle. Should not be administered more than 6 times in 24 hours. Not to be used in premature infants or infants under one year except under medical supervision. Not suitable for children over 2 years, adults or the elderly.

Main Ingredients
  • Sodium Alginate 225mg
    Magnesium Alginate 87.5mg
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reactions: Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction like hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Overdose: Taking this medication in excessive amounts may lead to an overdose. Symptoms of an overdose may include stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or muscle weakness.
  • Kidney problems: Extended use or high doses of this product may lead to kidney problems. Consult a doctor if you have kidney disease.
  • Sodium levels: This product contains sodium and may not be suitable for people on a controlled sodium diet.
  • Dehydration: Frequent use may lead to dehydration. Ensure to maintain appropriate fluid intake.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Consult your healthcare provider before use if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
  • Always consult a doctor or pharmacist before using any medication, and carefully follow the instructions provided.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
  • Consult a doctor if symptoms persist.
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding without medical advice.
  • May cause mild stomach upset or allergic reaction in some individuals.
  • Do not use if the seal is broken or damaged.
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