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Brand name: Gaviscon Dual Action TM

Active ingredients: sodium alginate + bicarbonate + calcium carbonate

What it is used for

Relief of the symptoms associated with reflux oesophagitis, hiatus hernia and all cases of epigastric distress where the underlying cause is gastro-oesophageal reflux. Fast, soothing relief of heartburn and acid indigestion due to gastro-oesophageal reflux.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Each tablet is flat, circular, and bi-layered with bevelled edges, with the odour and flavour of peppermint. One layer of the tablet is pink and slightly mottled, and the other white.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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