What are Rennie Ice Indigestion & Heartburn Relief Tablets?
Rennie Ice Indigestion & Heartburn Relief Tablets are a treatment that works to reduce the effects of indigestion and heartburn. They work by providing a cooling effect to reduce the burning effect. These tablets contain 3 active ingredients that work to treat the conditions. These are:
- Calcium carbonate
- Magnesium carbonate
Calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate both work by turning excess stomach acid into other substances. Sucrose is a sugar that also provides benefits for treating indigestion and heartburn.
What is indigestion?
Indigestion is a condition that can affect anyone and is usually only a short-term condition. Indigestion is commonly caused as a result of eating and drinking certain things. Indigestion is felt by certain symptoms, which include:
- Feeling full and bloated
- Bringing up foods or a bitter taste
If you feel stomach ache or back pain, then you are more likely to be suffering from constipation.
Who are these Rennie tablets suitable for?
These tablets are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. They should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the tablets. If you are using any other form of medication, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these tablets?
These Rennie tablets can be used by someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding, though it is recommended that a medical professional is consulted before using.
How should Rennie Ice Indigestion & Heartburn Relief Tablets be used?
The recommended dosage is 1-2 tablets taken 3-4 times a day. For more severe cases, the limit can be increased for a short time to 10 tablets a day. Do not use these tablets for longer than 14 days.
Are there any side effects?
There is a chance of side effects like there is with many types of medication. A side effect could be caused by an allergic reaction or by an overdose. If you do notice a side effect, then stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record a side effect of the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
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 https://www.nhs.uk
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.
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Everything you Need to Know About Heartburn and Acid Reflux
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Today we’re going to have a good look at what heartburn is and what you can do to keep it away.
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