Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid

Generic Name: Aluminum hydroxide, Magnesium carbonate

  • What is this medication?

    Gaviscon Regular Strength contains antacids. It is intended to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and upset stomach associated with these conditions.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    Do not use if you have kidney disease.

    Do not take more than 8 tablespoons in 24 hours. Do not take the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks. Laxative effect may occur.

    Keep this product and all drugs out of reach of children.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you have kidney disease.

    Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are taking a prescription drug. Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    Talk to a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you are on a magnesium or sodium restricted diet.

  • What are the possible side effects of Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    A laxative effect may occur.

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

  • What should I avoid while taking Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    Do not take more than 8 tablespoons of this product in 24 hours.

    Do not use this product at the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    Antacids may interact with certain prescription drugs.

    If Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid with any other medication.

  • What is the usual dosage of Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    Shake well. Take 1 to 2 tablespoons 4 times a day, or as directed by a doctor. Take after meals and at bedtime. Dispense product only by spoon or other measuring device.
  • How should I store Gaviscon Regular Strength Liquid Antacid?

    Store below 25°C (77°F). Do not freeze. Keep the lid tightly closed.