Gaviscon Infant both mixes with and stabilises the stomach contents which helps to preven reflux and regurgitation.
Gaviscon Infant Sachets provide fast, soothing and long lasting relief from the pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion for your children. They can be used to treat gastric reflux (a condition in which the acid stomach contents flow upwards into the foodpipe) and flatulence caused by gastric reflux.
How to use Gaviscon Infant Sachets: Breast-fed infants: Under 4.5kg (10lb) one dose. Over 4.5kg (10lb), two doses. Add 5ml of cooled, boiled water to the powder in a glass. Mix to a smooth paste and add another 10ml water to the mix. Give after each feed, using a spoon or feeding bottle. Bottle-fed infants: Under 4.5kg (10lb), one dose to be mixed into not less than 115ml of each feed in the bottle and shaken well. Over 4.5kg (10lb) two doses to be mixed into not less than 225ml of each feed in the bottle and shaken well. Young Children: Two doses, prepared as for breast-fed infants. To be taken after each meal.
Caution before using Gaviscon Infant Sachets: Gaviscon is not to be used by infants under 1 year of age, except under medical supervision. Do not use Gaviscon Infant with other food thickening agents or infant milk preparations containing a thickening agent. Do not use more than the stated amount. Do not give more than six times in 24 hours. Products containing Mannitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea. Each sachet is security sealed. Do not use if damaged. If your infant has been put on a low sodium (salt) diet ask your doctor or other health professional before taking the product. Do not store above 30C. You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
Each dose of Gaviscon Infant Sachets contains: Sodium Alginate 225mg Magnesium Alginate 87.5mg Also contains Mannitol and is sugar free Each sachet contains approximately 21mg of Sodium
Possible side effects of using Gaviscon Infant Sachets: May have a laxative effect and cause diarrhoea due to the product's mannitol content.
Size: 30 doses
Gaviscon Infant Sachets
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