Active substance: SODIUM BICARBONATE

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Peptac Peppermint Liquid
Heartburn & Indigestion Liquid

Peppermint Flavour Sugar Free
Fast effective relief from the pain of heartburn and acid indigestion.
Please read this label carefully before you start to take your medicine.
Peptac Peppermint Liquid brings fast effective and long lasting relief from the
pain and discomfort of heartburn and acid indigestion. Peptac Peppermint Liquid
is a reflux suppressant. Peptac Peppermint Liquid alleviates the painful conditions
resulting from the reflux of the gastric acid into the oesophagus, by suppressing
the reflux itself. Each 5ml spoonful contains the actives: Sodium Alginate 250mg,
Sodium Bicarbonate 133.5mg and Calcium Carbonate 80mg. It also contains
carbomer, sodium hydroxide, saccharin sodium, ethyl hydroxybenzoate (E214),
propyl hydroxybenzoate (E216), butyl hydroxybenzoate, isopropyl alcohol,
peppermint oil and purified water. Parahydroxybenzoates (E214, E216) can cause
formation of a raised, itchy skin rash/hives; flaky, dry skin patches (dermatitis),
and rarely tightness in the chest and difficulty breathing. Each 10ml dose contains
up to 143mg sodium. If you are on a special diet, e.g. sodium restricted, you
should consult your doctor before taking this medicine. DO NOT take this
medicine if you are allergic to any of the above ingredients. Your medicine may
interfere with other drugs that you are taking. If you are taking any of these
medicines: quinidine, ACE inhibitors, analgesics, antibacterials, antiepileptics,
antifungals, antimalarials, antipsychotics, bisphosphonates, lithium and
penicillamine, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Do not
store above 25˚C. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Dispose after the expiry date.


Gluten Free Oral Suspension. Take your medicine after meals and at bedtime.
Shake well before use.
Dosage: For oral use. Adults and children over 12 years: Two to four
5ml spoonfuls. Children 6 – 12 years: One to two 5ml spoonfuls
Under 6 years: not recommended
Do not take Peptac Peppermint Liquid within one to two hours of taking other
medicines by mouth. Can be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor. Do not take this medicine regularly
for more than two weeks without advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
If you accidentally take too much medicine, contact your doctor or pharmacist
who will recommend what action you should take. Peptac Peppermint Liquid
affects people in different ways. Some people may experience unwanted side
effects others may not. Possible side effects include constipation, flatulence,
stomach cramps or belching. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist
or if you experience any unusual symptoms.
Text prepared 06/2005. If you have any questions ask your doctor or pharmacist.
PL Number: 04917/0027 3LL3162
PL Holder and Manufacturer: Pinewood Laboratories Ltd.,
Ballymacarbry,Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
Distributed by:
IVAX Pharmaceuticals UK,
Royal Docks, London E16 2QJ, UK

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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