Medicine : Gaviscon

Name:Gaviscon
Type:Liquid
Manufacturer:Reckitt & Benckiser India Ltd
Generic Use:Sodium Alginate , Sodium Bicarbonate , Calcium Carbonate
Composition:Sodium Alginate(250 Mg) , Sodium Bicarbonate(133.5 Mg) , Calcium Carbonate(80 Mg)
Substitutes:gaviscon , gaviscon , gaviscon


Generic ( Sodium Alginate )



Typical use Of Sodium Alginate :NA
Mechanism of action of Sodium Alginate :NA
Drug Interaction of Sodium Alginate :NA
Side effects of Sodium Alginate :NA

INTERACTIONS OF SODIUM ALGINATE


How Sodium Alginate will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Sodium Alginate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Sodium Alginate

No Studies Found






Generic ( Sodium Bicarbonate )



Typical use Of Sodium Bicarbonate :Correction Of Acidosis Especially With Hypercapnia,For Gastric Levage In Methnol Poisoning Within Two Hours Of Consumption,Casual Treatment Of Heartburn In Carminative Mixture,Alaklization Of Urine.
Mechanism of action of Sodium Bicarbonate :Sodium Bicarbonate Is A Systemic Alkalizer, Which Increases Plasma Bicarbonate, Buffers Excess Hydrogen Ion Concentration, And Raises Blood PH, Thereby Reversing The Clinical Manifestations Of Acidosis. It Is Also A Urinary Alkalizer, Increasing The Excretion Of Free Bicarbonate Ions In The Urine, Thus Effectively Raising The Urinary PH. By Maintaining An Alkaline Urine, The Actual Dissolution Of Uric Acid Stones May Be Accomplished. Sodium Bicarbonate Acts As An Antacid And Reacts Chemically To Neutralize Or Buffer Existing Quantities Of Stomach Acid But Has No Direct Effect On Its Output. This Action Results In Increased PH Value Of Stomach Contents, Thus Providing Relief Of Hyperacidity Symptoms.
Drug Interaction of Sodium Bicarbonate :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Sodium Bicarbonate :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.

INTERACTIONS OF SODIUM BICARBONATE


How Sodium Bicarbonate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Sodium Bicarbonate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Sodium Bicarbonate

No Studies Found






Generic ( Calcium Carbonate )



Typical use Of Calcium Carbonate :To Relieve The Symptoms Of Indigestion, Heartburn, Acidity And Gases
Mechanism of action of Calcium Carbonate :Calcium Carbonate Is An Antacid Which Neutralizes Excess Acid In The Stomach.
Drug Interaction of Calcium Carbonate :Taking Calcium Carbonate With Thiazide Diuretics (bendroflumethiazide, Hydrochlorothiazide) Or Vitamin D May Lead To High Levels Of Blood Calcium And Disturb The Body’s Acid/base Balance. Calcium Carbonate May Also Interact With Tetracyclines And Bisphosphonates. Always Consult Your Doctor For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Calcium Carbonate :Constipation, Burping, Loss Of Appetite, Dry Mouth, Metallic Taste, High Levels Of Blood Calcium, Disturbance In The Body’s Acid/base Balance (alkalosis), Changes In Blood Chemistry May Lead To Symptoms Such As Tiredness, Irritable Or Stiff Muscles Or Cramp And Indigestion May Occur After Stopping The Medicine.

INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM CARBONATE


How Calcium Carbonate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Calcium Carbonate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Calcium Carbonate

No Studies Found