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Gastricalm Tablets
Aluminium Hydroxide, Magnesium Hydroxide, Simeticone
Fast effective relief
For the pain and discomfort of trapped wind, bloating, fullness after food and
Read all of this carton for full instructions.

What this medicine is for
This medicine contains a wind reliever and antacids, which can be used to relieve bloating
and the pain of trapped wind.
It can also be used to relieve the symptoms of indigestion, heartburn and excess acid.

Before you take this medicine
X Do not take:
• If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
• If you have low levels of phosphate in your blood
• If you have an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine
contains sorbitol and sucrose)
• If are pregnant or breastfeeding, unless your doctor tells you to

! Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
• If you have kidney problems
• If you take other medicines – tetracycline antibiotics, chloroquine (to prevent malaria),
quinolone antibiotics (e.g. ciprofloxacin), penicillamine (for rheumatoid arthritis),
phenothiazines (e.g. chlorpromazine for mental problems)

How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet.
How many to take
How often to take
Adults and children of 12
One or two tablets
After meals, at bedtime, or
years and over
when you need to.
Children of 5 to 11 years

One tablet

After meals, at bedtime, or
when you need to.

Suck or chew the tablets.
Do not give to children under 5 years.
If symptoms do not go away within 5 days talk to your doctor.
If you take too many tablets: You may feel sick or be sick. Talk to a pharmacist or doctor if
this happens.

Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these:
• Occasionally diarrhoea or constipation
If any side effect becomes severe, or if you notice any side effect not listed here,
please tell your pharmacist or doctor.

How to store this medicine
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.

Active ingredients
Each tablet contains Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel (calculated as Aluminium Oxide)
170 mg, Magnesium Hydroxide 164 mg, Simeticone 25 mg.
Also contains: sucrose, sorbitol (E420), maize starch, povidone, microcrystalline cellulose,
magnesium stearate, peppermint oil.
PL 00014/0287
Text prepared 4/11
Manufactured for the Marketing Authorisation holder The Boots Company PLC Nottingham
NG2 3AA by Famar SA Anthoussa Attiki 15344 Greece
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.
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Gastricalm Tablets

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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