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Gaviscon Advance Peppermint Flavoured Suspension - 500ml

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Gaviscon Advance Peppermint Flavoured Suspension - 500ml

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Gaviscon Advance is a thick oral solution that is formulated to provide long-lasting, soothing and instant relief from indigestion, reflux cough and heartburn.
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Gaviscon Advance Peppermint Flavoured Suspension - 500ml

This content has been checked for quality and accuracy by
Shamir Patel Superintendent Pharmacist & Director GPhC: 2049338

What is Gaviscon Advance Peppermint Flavour?

Gaviscon Advance is designed to provide relief from indigestion and heartburn by forming a protective layer on top of the stomach. Unlike regular Gaviscon, Gaviscon Advance provides double the concentration. The active ingredients are sodium alginate and potassium hydrogen carbonate.


What is indigestion?

Indigestion is that causes discomfort in the upper abdomen. This is also known as dyspepsia. The common symptoms associated with indigestion include:

  • Bloatedness
  • Feeling full
  • Bringing up food or fluids
  • Belching
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
Indigestion is said to be caused by excess stomach acid coming into contact the lining of the digestive system. This causes irritation and the burning feeling that is associated with indigestion. The cause of indigestion can be several potential things, including obesity, stress/anxiety, eating and drinking certain foods and drinks, as well as some types of medication.

What is heartburn/acid reflux?

Heartburn is when stomach acid goes up into the throat and causes burning in the chest and throat. Heartburn and acid reflux can be caused by several factors. These include:

  • Too much stomach acid as a result of food eaten
  • A full stomach
  • Pregnancy
  • A weakened lower oesophagal sphincter which means that the stomach acid cannot stay in place. This is responsible for letting the food move down into the stomach.


Who is Gaviscon Advance suitable for?

This Gaviscon Advance medicine is suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over. For children under that age, contact your doctor before use. You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to the ingredients in the medicine.


Is this medicine suitable to use for someone pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes, Gaviscon Advance can be used by someone pregnant or breastfeeding.


How should Gaviscon Advance be used?

For adults and children over the age of 12, take 5-10ml (ONE or TWO 5ml spoonfuls). Take after meals and at bedtime. If you take too much of this product, you may feel bloated. This will not do you any harm, but be sure to see your doctor if this doesn't go away. Keep out of sight and reach of children, do not refrigerate. When not using, do not refrigerate the bottle. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date or after 6 months after opening the bottle.  


Are there any side effects?

A side effect could occur, most likely as a result of an allergic reaction. Side effects include:

  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling of the face, lips, throat, or tongue

If you notice a more serious side effect or one that persists long-term, then contact your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


Do I need a prescription to buy?

You do not need a prescription for Gaviscon Advance, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Gaviscon Advance is the best choice for you.


More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

  • Sodium alginate 1000mg/10ml

  • Potassium hydrogen carbonate 200mg/10ml

  • Calcium carbonate

  • Carbomer 974P

  • Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218)

  • Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216)

  • Saccharin sodium

  • Peppermint flavour

  • Sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment

  • Purified water

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