What is Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux is a common problem that many people experience at least once. It happens when excess stomach acid tries to travel upwards from your stomach, causing irritation and a burning sensation in your throat or chest, that’s also known as heartburn. If you have acid reflux then you may also experience the following symptoms:

  • An unpleasant taste in the mouth
  • A persistent cough or hiccoughs
  • Bad breath
  • A hoarse voice
  • Bloating and feeling sick

What are Gaviscon Double Action Tablets?

A mint flavoured chewable tablet providing fast relief from symptoms of acid indigestion and heartburn. Gaviscon tablets have a double action helping to neutralise the acid, and create a barrier in the stomach to ensure contents stay in the stomach.

Gaviscon tablets are chewable tablet which can help ease heartburn and acid reflux.These are handy to have when out and about chew a tablet any time, anywhere.

How to take Gaviscon Double Action Tablets

Adults: Two to four tablets to be taken after meals and at bedtime. Suitable for use during pregnancy.


Sodium alginate 250mg, Sodium bicarbonate 106.5mg and Calcium carbonate 187.5mg per tablet.


Not suitable for children under 12 without doctor's advice. Avoid use if on low sodium diet or have high blood pressure.


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