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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
  • 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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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