GAVISCON OTC

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GAVISCON

Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Aluminum hydroxide 80mg, magnesium trisilicate 20mg; chew tabs.

Company:

GlaxoSmithKline

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Indications for GAVISCON:

Heartburn, indigestion, reflux.

Adult:

2–4 tabs, or 15–30mL of Reg Str liq, or 10–20mL of Ext Str liq, 4 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal dysfunction. Sodium restricted diet.

Interactions:

Reduces absorption of tetracyclines, others.

See Also:

GAVISCON LIQUID

GAVISCON EXT STR TABS

GAVISCON EXT STR LIQUID

Pharmacological Class:

Antacid.

Adverse Reactions:

Diarrhea, constipation.

How Supplied:

Tabs—30, 100; Liq—6oz, 12oz; Ext Str tabs—30, 100; Ext Str liq—12oz