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Gaviscon Infant Powder Sachets for Regurtation and Gastric Reflux 30 Packs

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Gaviscon Infant Powder Sachets for Regurtation and Gastric Reflux 30 Packs Description: GAVISCON INFANT 30 SACHETS Overview Gaviscon Infant helps prevents reflux, where the stomach contents seep back up the oesophagus (food pipe). It contains two ingredients derived from seaweed called alginates. It works by thickening the baby’s stomach contents so that the milk is …

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Gaviscon Infant Powder Sachets for Regurtation and Gastric Reflux 30 Packs

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GAVISCON INFANT 30 SACHETS

Overview
Gaviscon Infant helps prevents reflux, where the stomach contents seep back up the oesophagus (food pipe). It contains two ingredients derived from seaweed called alginates. It works by thickening the baby’s stomach contents so that the milk is more difficult to regurgitate.

Directions for Use
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 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.

Ingredients
Sodium Alginate 225mg Magnesium Alginate 87.5mg
Also contains Mannitol and is sugar free. Each sachet contains approximately 21mg of Sodium.

Contraindications & Cautions
Gaviscon is not to be used in 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. 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. This medicinal product contains 0.9mmol (or 21mg) sodium per sachet. To be taken into account by patients on a controlled sodium diet.

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 10 × 5 × 10 cm