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Doctor insights on: Gaviscon Tablets

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Can i take Gaviscon tablets 23 weeks pregnant?

Can i take Gaviscon tablets 23 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Gaviscon is generally accepted as safe as the tablets primarily coat the esophagus and stomach. ...Read more

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Is Gaviscon is good for digesting?

Is Gaviscon is good for digesting?

Only if symptomatic: Gaviscon can be used to treat heartburn and symptoms of excess acidity. It neutralizes some of the stomach acid. A normal person with no symptoms does not need any "help" digesting his food (acid is normal in a healthy stomach). ...Read more

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I have a stomachache and its terrible. I use pantpas, Gaviscon and meteospasmyl.How can I feel good?

I have a stomachache and its terrible. I use pantpas, Gaviscon and meteospasmyl.How can I feel good?

How long has it been: You would ideally see your primary physician, then possibly a gastroenterologist. Stomach ache is vague...Cramps? Nausea? Pain? Either way, diet is one major contributor to most gastro issues. Medications also have strong effects on how the stomach functions. You may be constipated. You could try lying flat & massaging your stomach in a clockwise-downward motion, with light pressure. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if "Rabeloc 20" an effective medecine against gastro prob? or "Gaviscon" is better?

Can you please tell me if "Rabeloc 20" an effective medecine against gastro prob? or "Gaviscon" is better?

PPI: Rabeloc 20 is rabeprazole which is a proton pump inhibitor. It is effective at reducing acid production in the stomach which can treat reflux disease among other things. It is better at reducing GI symptoms than gaviscon. ...Read more

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Hi, is it ok to take Gaviscon while i'm taking ranitidine.?

Hi, is it ok to take Gaviscon while i'm taking ranitidine.?

Probably not: It is common to use a drug like ranitidine with an antacid like gaviscon. As with most drugs, antacids - especially those with aluminum- can bind certain other drug sand reduce absorption don;t know if you're taking any other meds so i would separate the gaviscon and other meds by at least 1-2 hours. ...Read more