Gaviscon Infant Sachets provide fast and effective relief for infants aged 1-2 years from the uncomfortable symptoms of gastric regurgitation
Gaviscon Infant sachets treat gastric regurgitation, gastro-oesophageal reflux and reflux associated with hiatus hernia in infants. This sugar free powder belongs to a group of medicines called relux supressants which form a protective 'raft' on top of the stomach contents to prevent stomach acid from escaping into the oesophagus (food pipe) which causes pain and discomfort
For infants aged 1 to 2 years. Not to be used in premature infants or infants under one year except under medical supervision. For oral used after mixing with water or milk feed. Breast-fed infants: Under 4.5kg (10lb), 1 dose. Over 4.5kg (10lb), 2 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), 1 dose to be mixed into not less than 115ml of each feed in the bottle and shaken well. Over 4.5kg (10lb) 2 doses to be mixed into not less than 225ml of each feed in the bottle and shaken well.
Each Gaviscon Infant Sachet contains approximately 21mg of Sodium. Also contains: Sodium Alginate 225mg. Magnesium Alginate 87.5mg. Mannitol.
Suitable For For infants aged 1 to 2 years. Not to be used in premature infants or infants under one year except under medical supervision.
Only to be used on the guidance of a medical practitioners recommendation. Not to be used in situations where excessive water loss is likely, e.g. fever, diarrhoea, vomiting or high room temperature. Not to be used in gastroenteritis where the appropriate treatment is rehydration with fluid replacement. Not suitable for infants with renal failure. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Follow dosage instructions exactly to avoid an excessive amount of product per feed and the possible risk of hypernatraemia.