Gaviscon Infant Powder for Oral Suspension 30 Doses
Gaviscon Infant is sugar free. Gaviscon Infant mixes with and stabilizes the stomach contents so preventing reflux and regurgitation.
Not to be used in premature infants or infants under one year except under medical supervision.
For oral use after mixing with water or milk feed.
Mix immediately before use as directed below:
Breast fed infants:
Under 4.5 kg (10 lb) – one dose.
Over 4.5 kg (10 lb) – two doses.
Add 5 mL of cooled, boiled water to the powder in a glass, mix to a smooth paste, add another 10 mL of the water and mix. Give after each feed using a spoon or feeding bottle.
Bottle fed infants:
Under 4.5 kg (10 lb) – one dose to be mixed into not less than 115 mL of each feed in the bottle and shaken well.
Over 4.5 kg (10 lb) – two doses to be mixed into not less than 225 mL 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.
Not appropriate for adults or elderly.
Treatment should not be administered more than six times per 24 hours.
Cautions and Warnings:
Please read enclosed leaflet before use, Do not use Gaviscon infant with other feed 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, Maximum daily dose for infants over 4.5 kg (10Ib) or for young children, equates to intake 3.45g mannitol, products containing mannitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea, EACH SACHET IS SECURITY SEALED, DO NOT USE IF DAMAGED, Each sachets of Gaviscon Infant contains approximately 21mg (0.92mmol) sodium, If your infant has been put on a law sodium (salt) diet ask your doctor or other health professional before taking the product.
Each dose of powder contains: Sodium Alginate, 225mg, Magnesium Alginate, 87.5mg.