Gaviscon


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Gaviscon

A brand name for a range of antacid preparations containing various ingredients such as sodium alginate, MAGNESIUM TRISILICATE, ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE and SODIUM BICARBONATE.
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Well-known products such as Nurofen, Gaviscon and Piriteze are all among the branded favourites.
found the total cost of buying 20 well-known products, including Nurofen, Gaviscon and Piriteze, can add up to PS96.79 - while non-branded options with identical ingredients come to as little as PS18.82.
And if that is hard to swallow, try indigestion relief Gaviscon at [pounds sterling]3 per 100ml in Sainsbury's -- or 60p per 100ml for a Poundstretcher alternative.
Rebecca, 54, said: "About 20 years ago I developed acid reflux and I began to live on Gaviscon and other indigestion remedies.
GAVISCON DOUBLE ACTION LIQUID MINT FLAVOUR THIS neutralises excess acid quickly and also forms a protective barrier over stomach contents to soothe the burning.
He blamed an "unusually weak" cold and flu season across the US and much of Europe for poor health performance, though Nurofen and Gaviscon delivered solid growth while sales in its infant health and nutrition division rose five per cent year-on-year.
While our seasonal products declined, Nurofen and Gaviscon delivered good growth from a combination of recent innovations and quality base products," he added.
He had been to the A&E department of Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer with chest pains but was diagnosed with gastritis and sent home with Gaviscon. He had an electrocardiogram which showed an abnormal" reading but further tests were taken.
In Middle East, RB Arabia started its operation in the late 1990s and since then many of its brands have been household names, trusted for their quality and efficacy including Dettol, Gaviscon, Vanish, Durex, Strepsils and Veet.
RB Health will account for about 60% of the company's net revenue and will include such brands as Enfamil, Nutramigen, Nurofen, Strepsils, Gaviscon, Dettol, Mucinex, Durex, Veet, Scholl, Megared, Airborne, Move Free, Digestive Advantage and Clearasil.