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Gaviscon Infant Sachets 30 Doses
  • Gaviscon Infant Sachets 30 Doses
  • Gaviscon Infant Sachets 30 Doses

Gaviscon Infant Sachets 30 Doses

30 Doses 
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Gaviscon Infant both mixes with and stabilises the stomach contents which helps to preven reflux and regurgitation.

Gaviscon Infant Sachets

Gaviscon Infant Sachets provide fast, soothing and long-lasting relief from the pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion for your children. 

What is Gaviscon Infant Used for? 

It can be used to treat gastric reflux (a condition in which the acid stomach contents flow upwards into the food pipe) and flatulence caused by gastric reflux. 

How Does Gaviscon Infant Sachets Relieve Children of Gastric Reflux? 

Gaviscon infant sachets are an oral powder which is suitable for children ages 1 to 2. It contains two main ingredients, sodium alginate and magnesium alginate. Both of these are known reflux suppressants. 

These form a gel in the stomach when they come in contact with the stomach acid. This causes stomach contents to thicken and prevents 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 

Possible side effects of using Gaviscon Infant Sachets:

May have a laxative effect and cause diarrhoea due to the product's mannitol content.

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

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Gaviscon Infant Sachets 30 Doses
4.00 stars

My daughter had silent reflux from about 3 weeks. First though it was colic, but found out it was actually reflux. Got prescribed Gaviscon by the doctor. I have now used it for 4 days and I can definitely see results. She is finally able to sleep and doesnt seem too bothered by the reflux anymore. Still some, but definitely getting better. The only problem is it has made her quite constipated. Apart from that I am very happy with this and so is my daughter :)

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Gaviscon Infant Sachets 30 Doses
5.00 stars

My son struggled with reflux until at 4 months we were told to use Gaviscon infant (I dont like giving medication), used in every bottle with SMA hungry baby milk made it thicker and stopped him being sick and not sleeping at night. Fantastic product - I would definately recommend it to any parent.

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