BISODOL INDIGESTION RELIEF TABLETS

Active substance: SODIUM BICARBONATE

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CARRIER:

Forest Laboratories
UK Ltd., Dartford, Kent,
DA2 6SL,UK

P9944

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BISODOL INDIGESTION RELIEF TABLETS –
a unique triple action formula to provide
effective, rapid relief from acid indigestion,
heartburn and trapped wind.
Dosage: Suck or chew one or two tablets as
required. Not recommended for children
under 12 years. If symptoms persist, please
consult your doctor. If you are pregnant talk
to your doctor before using this medicine.
READ INSIDE THIS LABEL BEFORE FIRST USE.
REMOVE DISC UNDER CAP – IF MISSING DO
NOT USE.
Each tablet contains: calcium carb.
522mg, light mag. carb. 68mg,
sod. bicarbonate 64mg.
Sodium content
18mg per tablet.
Also contains:
saccharin, sugar.
Do not store above 25°C
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH
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worsening of symptoms.
This is called rebound
hyperacidity. Consult your
doctor if this symptom does
not go away.
If you have any further
questions on the use of this
product, ask your pharmacist.

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Forest Laboratories
UK Ltd., Dartford, Kent,
DA2 6SL, UK
PL 0108/0123
Malta MA 003/01401 P9944

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets can
cause side effects, although
not everybody gets them.
Some patients may
experience side effects such
as constipation or diarrhoea.
If any of the side effects get
serious or last more than a

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few days, or if you notice
any side effects not listed in
this leaflet, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE BISODOL
INDIGESTION RELIEF
TABLETS
Keep out of the reach and
sight of children.
Do not use after the expiry
date printed on the pack
after EXP. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that
month.
Do not store above 25°C.
Medicines should not be
disposed of via wastewater
or household waste. Ask

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your pharmacist how to
dispose of medicines no
longer required. These
measures will help to
protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Bisodol Indigestion
Relief Tablets contain
The active substances are
calcium carbonate 522mg,
light magnesium carbonate
68mg and sodium
bicarbonate 64mg.
The other ingredients are
saccharin sodium, maize
starch, sucrose, calcium
stearate and peppermint oil
flavouring.
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What Bisodol Indigestion
Relief Tablets look like and
contents of the pack
Bisodol Indigestion Relief
Tablets are chewable tablets.
They are round, white
tablets with Bisodol
imprinted on both sides.
Bisodol Indigestion Relief
Tablets are available in packs
of 20, 30 and 100 tablets.

Manufacturer
Brunel Healthcare
Manufacturing Ltd,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire DE11 0BB, UK

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This leaflet was last
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February 2010

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Forest Laboratories UK
Limited, Dartford,
Kent DA2 6SL, UK
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LEAFLET REVERSE:
BISODOL® INDIGESTION
RELIEF TABLETS
Calcium Carbonate 522mg,
Light Magnesium Carbonate
68mg, Sodium Bicarbonate
64mg.
Read all of this leaflet
carefully because it
contains important
information for you.
This medicine is available
without prescription.
However, you still need to
take Bisodol Indigestion
Relief Tablets carefully to get
the best results.
• Keep this leaflet. You may
need to read it again.

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• Ask your pharmacist if you
need more information or
advice.
• You must contact a doctor
if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve.
• If any of the side effects
get serious, or if you notice
any side effect not listed in
this leaflet, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Bisodol Indigestion
Relief Tablets are and
what they are used for
2. Before you take Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
3. How to take Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
4. Possible side effects

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5. How to store Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
6. Further information
1. WHAT BISODOL
INDIGESTION RELIEF
TABLETS ARE AND WHAT
THEY ARE
USED FOR
Bisodol Indigestion Relief
Tablets are antacids. They
work by neutralising excess
stomach acid.
Bisodol Indigestion Relief
Tablets treat the pain and
discomfort of acid
indigestion, heartburn and
trapped wind.
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2. BEFORE YOU TAKE
BISODOL INDIGESTION
RELIEF TABLETS
Do not take Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
• If you are allergic to any of
the ingredients (see
Section 6 for ingredients),
• If you have been told the
level of phosphate in your
blood is low
(hypophosphataemia),
• If you have heart or kidney
problems.
Take special care with
Bisodol Indigestion Relief
Tablets
• If you have been told by
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your doctor that you are
intolerant to some sugars,
speak to your doctor
before taking Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets.
• If you are following a
controlled sodium diet,
you should take into
consideration that each
tablet contains 18mg of
sodium.
Taking other medicines
If you are taking tetracycline
antibiotics or iron tablets,
speak to your doctor or
pharmacist before taking
Bisodol Indigestion Relief
Tablets.
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Pregnancy and
breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or
pharmacist for advice before
taking any medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE BISODOL
INDIGESTION RELIEF
TABLETS
Dose
• Adults, the elderly and
children over 12 years
Suck or chew one or two
tablets, as required.
• Children under 12 years
Not recommended.
If symptoms persist, you
should consult your doctor.
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If you take more Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
than you should
It is unlikely that they will
cause you any harm.
However, you may
experience constipation,
diarrhoea or feel bloated.
Consult your doctor if these
symptoms do not go away.
If you stop taking Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
If you stop taking Bisodol
Indigestion Relief Tablets
after you have been taking
them for a long time, you
may suffer a temporary
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