Gavisconell mint without sugar 24 dose sachets
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Gavisconell mint without sugar 24 dose sachets


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Indications: Gavisconell is used in the treatment of symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn, acid reflux).

Gavisconell belongs to the family of antacids of local action. It forms a viscous gel that floats in the stomach and protects the esophagus in case of reflux of stomach contents.

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1. WHAT IS GAVISCONELL MENTHE SUGAR-FREE, drinkable suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin AND WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

Pharmacotherapeutic class

OTHER DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (G.O.R.).

Therapeutic indications

GAVISCONELL MINT WITHOUT SUGAR is indicated for heartburn, acid reflux (pyrosis) and heartburn.

These symptoms may, for example, occur after meals or during pregnancy, or during inflammation of the oesophagus.

2. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE TAKING GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, drinkable suspension in sachet-dose sweetened with sodium saccharin?

List of information necessary before taking the medicine

Not applicable.

Contraindications

Never take GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, drinkable suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin:

If you are allergic to any of the constituents, as skin irritation and breathing difficulties have been reported.

IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST.

Precautions for use; special warnings

Be careful with GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, drinkable suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin:

KEEP THIS MEDICINE OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.

This treatment may be less effective if you have low stomach acid.

This medicine contains propyl parahydroxybenzoate and methyl parahydroxybenzoate and may cause allergic reactions.

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have been instructed to follow a low sodium diet, especially if you have heart failure.

This medicine contains sodium. This medicine contains 145 mg of sodium per sachet. To be taken into account in patients controlling their dietary intake of sodium.

IF IN DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST FOR ADVICE.

Interactions with other drugs

Taking or using other medications

Antacids may reduce the effect of many other drugs. As a precaution, you should take the antacid 2 hours apart from another medicine.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medication, including over-the-counter medications.

Interactions with food and drink

Not applicable.

Interactions with herbal products or alternative therapies

Not applicable.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

Pregnancy and lactation

This medicine may be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, if necessary.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medication.

Sportsmen

Not applicable.

Effects on ability to drive and use machines

Not applicable.

List of excipients with a known effect

Important information about some ingredients of GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin:

This medicine contains sodium (145 mg per sachet), methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), see Take care with GAVISCONELL SUGAR-FREE MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin.

3. HOW TO TAKE GAVISCONELL SUGAR-FREE MINT, Oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin?

Instructions for proper use

Not applicable.

Dosage, Method and/or route of administration, Frequency of administration and Duration of treatment

Dosage

Adults, including the elderly, and children over 12 years of age: 1 sachet 3 times a day, after the 3 main meals and possibly in the evening at bedtime.

This dosage may be doubled in case of severe reflux or oesophageal inflammation.

Mode and route of administration

Oral use.

Knead the sachet well before opening.

Frequency of administration

This medicine should be taken after meals.

Duration of treatment

If there is no improvement in symptoms after seven days, the clinical situation should be reconsidered.

Symptoms and instructions in case of overdose

If you have taken more GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin than you should have:

Consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Instructions in case of missed dose(s)

If you forget to take GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin:

Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose you forgot to take.

Risk of withdrawal syndrome

Not applicable.

4. WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS?

Description of side effects

Like all medicines, GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin is likely to have undesirable effects, although not everyone is subject to them:

  • - possible constipation,
  • - in case of prolonged use, risk of increase in blood calcium level.
  • - Allergic reactions (hives, breathing difficulties).

If you notice any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet, or if any side effects become serious, please inform your doctor or pharmacist.

5. HOW TO USE GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin?

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Expiry date

Do not take GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin after the expiry date stated on the box.

Storage conditions

This medicine should be stored at a temperature below 25°C.

If necessary, warnings against certain visible signs of deterioration

Do not dispose of the medicine in the sewage system or in your household waste. Ask your pharmacist what to do with unused medicines. This will help protect the environment.

6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Full list of active ingredients and excipients

What does GAVISCONELL MENTHE SUCRELESS contain, oral suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin?

The active ingredients are:

Sodium alginate ........................................................................................................................... 500 mg

Sodium bicarbonate ..................................................................................................................... 267 mg

For one sachet.

The other components are:

Calcium carbonate, carbomer 974P, sodium saccharin, natural mint flavour, sodium hydroxide, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), purified water.

Pharmaceutical form and content

What is GAVISCONELL SWEET MINT, drinkable suspension in sachet sweetened with sodium saccharin and contents of the pack?

This medicine comes in the form of a drinkable suspension in a sachet.

Box of 1, 2, 10, 12, 20 or 24 sachet(s).

Name and address of the marketing authorisation holder and of the manufacturing authorisation holder responsible for batch release, if different

Holder

RECKITT BENCKISER HEALTHCARE

DANSOM LANE

HU8 7DS HULL

UNITED KINGDOM

3400933851767

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