Active ingredients: sodium alginate + magnesium alginate
What it is used for
For the treatment of regurgitation and gastric reflux in infants and young children.
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 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Paediatric GORD medications and how to use them - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc
Medication is not the first line of defence in helping a child with GORD, but when other strategies don't work, your doctor may prescribe medication/s.
Read more on Reflux Infants Support Association website
Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Reflux
There is a ring of muscle (valve) at the top of the stomach which normally stops what is in the stomach from going back up again. Often in babies this valve does not work very well, so milk and stomach acid can go back up and may spill out of the mouth. This is called reflux.
Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website
Medicines for children with gastro-oesophageal reflux | Cochrane
Read more on Cochrane (Australasian Centre) website