Advance

Tablets
Benefit from long-lasting relief (up to 4 hours) from acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion with Gaviscon Advance. Our formulation has been constructed to ensure it doesn’t enter the bloodstream. It’s suitable for pregnant women, and has the lowest sodium content in the Gaviscon Range.

Symptoms treated:

  • Burning in chest
  • Bloating
  • Sour taste in the mouth
  • Difficulty swallowing
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Available flavours
  • Peppermint
Available sizes
  • 24

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Dosage & Instructions

For oral use, after being thoroughly chewed.

Adults and children 12 years and over, take one to two tablets after meals and at bedtime, up to four times a day.

Children under 12 years: Should only be taken on medical advice.

If symptoms persist after 7 days consult your doctor.

  • Do not use this product after the expiry date (month/year).
  • Always read the label

Active Ingredients

  • 500mg Sodium alginate (per tablet)
  • 100mg Potassium bicarbonate (per 10 tablet)

Heartburn in pregnancy: what is it and what causes it?

This is Gaviscon’s guide to understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatments of a common side-effect of pregnancy.

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How Gaviscon Advance works

Gaviscon Advance forms a protective barrier that helps keep stomach acid from rising back up the oesophagus (food pipe).

We know how disruptive heartburn and acid reflux can be, which is why Advance is designed for long-lasting relief (up to 4 hours)- to help you get on with your day.

Gaviscon Advance’s extra strength formulation has twice the concentration of sodium alginate - forming a strong and resilient ‘raft’ in the process.

The liquid formulation does not contain sugar or gluten and can be taken during pregnancy or breast-feeding.
What’s more, Advance has the lowest sodium content of any product in the Gaviscon range.

Sodium Alginate

Sodium alginate is extracted from the cell walls of seaweed. It helps the stomach block rising acid, the root cause of the discomfort heartburn and indigestion sufferers know so well.

FAQs

Gaviscon Advance is our best formulation if you are pregnant or breast feeding. It’s lower in sodium and the extra-strength formula is designed to help you get on with your day.

Medicine can affect the unborn baby. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Never exceed the dosage information on the back of the product. Try to take these after meals. If symptoms do not improve after 7 days you should consult your doctor

It’s very common. In fact up to 80% of expectant mothers get these symptoms at one stage or another. Your growing bump, alongside the hormonal changes happening in your body, make it a common occurrence. Read more on our pregnancy page.

For infants, please have a look at the Gaviscon Infant page.