Gaviscon Infant Sachets are a paediatric treatment for gastric reflux. If your child is younger than 2 and suffering with reflux, you can use this product as part of their daily feeds to help stabilise their stomach contents and ease their symptoms. This will help to keep them comfortable and ease the distress they may feel when reflux makes them spit up or experience heartburn.
Category: Infants and Babies, Antacids and Gastrointestinal
Manufacturer: RB UK
Helps to prevent gastric regurgitation in infants where competence of the cardiac sphincter has not been fully established. The indications for use are gastric regurgitation, gastro-oesophageal reflux and reflux associated with hiatus hernia in infants and young children.
Sodium Alginate 225mg
Magnesium Alginate 87.5mg
For oral use after mixing with water or milk feed. Infants under 10lbs/4.5kg: 1 sachet. Over 10lbs/4.5kg: 2 sachets. Bottle-fed infants: mix each sachet into 115ml (4 fl. oz.) of feed in the bottle. Shake well. Breast fed infants and other infants up to 2 years: mix each sachet with 5ml (1 teaspoon) of cooled boiled water until a smooth paste is formed. Add another 10ml (2 teaspoons) of cooled boiled water and mix. For breast fed infants give part way through each feed or meal using a spoon or feeding bottle. For all other infants give at the end of each meal, using a spoon or feeding bottle. Should not be administered more than 6 times in 24 hours. Not to be used in premature infants or infants under one year except under medical supervision. Not suitable for children over 2 years, adults or the elderly.