Gavilast 75mg Tablets 12s

Gavilast 75mg Tablets 12s

SKU : OTCGAVI12|PIP-Code : 2978211|EAN : 5000158065024
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Gavilast 75mg Tablets give you fast acting, effective relief from heartburn and indigestion for up to 12 hours.
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Gavilast 75mg Tablets

Gavilast 75mg Tablets give you fast acting, effective relief from heartburn and indigestion for up to 12 hours.

Ranitidine belongs to a group of medicines called H2 antagonists and works by reducing the amount of acid in your stomach.
Adults, the elderly and children over the age of 16 years:
  • Take one tablet whenever the symptoms of acid-related indigestion and heartburn appear, day or night.
  • The tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take more than two tablets in 24 hours.
You should not take the tablets for more than 6 days continuously. If the symptoms worsen or persist after 6 days, consult your doctor or pharmacist. You should not purchase a second pack of tablets without the advice of a pharmacist or doctor.
  • Active Ingredient: Ranitidine Hydrochloride 83.75mg, equivalent to Ranitidine 75mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate and talc. Film-coating on the tablets contains: castor oil & Opadry OY-S-54902 Pink which contains hypromellose, talc, titanium dioxide (E171) and red ferric oxide (E172). The Printing ink contains Opacode S-1-17823 Black (containing shellac, Isopropyl alcohol, Iron oxide black, N-Butyl alcohol, Propylene glycol and Ammonium Hydroxide 28%).
  • This medicinal product contains 0.31mg of sodium (salt) per dose. This should be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium (salt) diet.
  • The tablets also contain castor oil. This may cause stomach upset and diarrhoea.
  • You should not drink alcohol when taking this medicine.
  • It is not advised to take this medicine while breastfeeding as ranitidine passes into breast milk.
Do not take Gavilast 75mg Tablets:
  • If you are, or have ever been told you are allergic to ranitidine or to any of the other ingredients in these tablets.
  • If you are under 16 years of age.
  • If you are pregnant.
Take extra care and talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Gavilast 75mg Tablets:
  • If you have been diagnosed with or told you are at risk from a duodenal (part of the small intestine) ulcer.
  • If you have unexplained weight loss or have associated indigestion.
  • If you are receiving medical attention for any reason.
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you suffer from porphyria (excess protein in your urine).
  • If you have difculty with swallowing.
  • If you have persistent stomach pain.
  • If you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines obtained without a prescription, particularly:
    • Non-steroidal anti-inammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or Ibuprofen (a pain relieving medicine).
    • Ketoconazole (an antifungal agent).
    • Glipizide (a drug used to treat diabetes).
    • Theophylline (used in the treatment of asthma).
    • Sucralfate (an ulcer healing drug).
    • Antacids (for your stomach).
    • Procainamide (used to treat an irregular heartbeat).
    • Tolazoline (used to treat spasm of blood vessels that supply blood to the hands and feet).
If you are taking antacids or Sucralfate (having discussed this with your doctor) ensure that Gavilast 75mg Tablets are taken at least two hours before you take them.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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