This medicine is indicated for the treatment of symptoms resulting from the reflux of acid, bile and pepsin into the esophagus such as acid regurgitation, heartburn and indigestion, for example following meals or during pregnancy, and for symptoms of excess stomach acid (hyperacidity).
A food supplement obtained from concentrated fruit juices and vegetable extracts. Thanks to the presence of pectins and fibers, its use can be useful for regulating physiological intestinal functions.
Gaviscon Extra Strength 500 Peppermint Tablets is an antacid and reflux suppressant which forms a protective layer on top of the stomach contents to prevent stomach acid from escaping into the food pipe where it hurts. These tablets are sugar and gluten free.
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