Gaviscon Advance (Potassium Bicarbonate / Sodium Alginate)
Gaviscon Advance Aniseed (OTC)
Product of UK/EU. Shipped from United Kingdom. Gaviscon Advance is also marketed internationally under the name Gaviscon Advance Aniseed.
Potassium Bicarbonate / Sodium Alginate Information
(kal' see um) (kar' bon ate)
Before taking calcium carbonate,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to calcium carbonate or any other drugs.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially digoxin (Lanoxin), etidronate (Didronel), phenytoin (Dilantin), tetracycline (Sumycin), and vitamins. Do not take calcium carbonate within 1-2 hours of taking other medicines. Calcium may decrease the effectiveness of the other medicine.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney disease or stomach conditions.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking calcium carbonate, call your doctor.
- upset stomach
- stomach pain
- dry mouth
- increased urination
- loss of appetite
- metallic taste