Active substance: CALCIUM CARBONATE

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Calcium Carbonate 500mg Chewable Tablets, Peppermint Flavour
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Effective relief from indigestion
& heartburn
12 Tablets
DOSAGE: Suck or chew
the tablets. Not for
children under 6 years.
6-12 YEARS:
1 tablet as required
(maximum 4 a day)
12+ YEARS:
1-2 tablets as required
(maximum 16 a day)
Do not exceed the
stated dose. If you take
too many tablets or if
symptoms persist seek
medical advice.
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Calcium Carbonate 500mg
Chewable Tablets
Peppermint Flavour
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Contains: sucrose,
dextrose, starch, talc
magnesium stearate,
Peppermint flavour, adipic
Contains 0.47g
sucrose per tablet,
unsuitable for people with
sugar intolerance.
Keep out of the reach
and sight of children.
Do not use after
expiry date.
PL Holder
Thornton & Ross Ltd

HD7 5QH. U.K.
Manufactured By:
Brunel Healthcare
Manufacturing Ltd
DE11 0BB, U.K.
Date of Rev: Dec 2011
Label number:

Carton (36 & 96)
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Possible side effects
May cause stomach problems including wind and constipation.
May cause a return of acid indigestion after initial relief of symptoms.
May rarely cause severe hypersensitivity reactions
and bronchospasm. If you
have any side effects, stop use
and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Storing the medicine
Use by the date shown on the top flap
Active ingredient per tablet:
Calcium Carbonate 500mg
Also contains: sucrose, dextrose,
maize starch, talc, magnesium
stearapeppermint flavour, adipic
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Calcium Carbonate
500mg Chewable
Effective relief
from indigestion
& heartburn
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What the medicine is for
Calcium carbonate 500mg chewable tablets contain
calcium carbonate to neutralize
excess stomach acid. They are
used to relieve the symptoms of
acid indigestion, heartburn and
MA Holder: Thornton and Ross
Ltd. Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, U.K.
Brunel Healthcare manufacturing
Ltd, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote,
Derbyshire, DE11 0BB, U.K.

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Before you use calcium carbonate
500mg chewable tablets
Do not use the medicine if you
have . an allergy to any of the
ingredients . Kidney or liver problems . kidney stones .
high calcium levels in your blood or urine .
. a low phosphate diet . or are
taking cardiac glycosides (e.g.
!Take special care if you have . ever had kidney stones .
have sarcoidosis (inflammation that produces
lumps of cells in various organs in the body) .
any other disease where your blood calcium levels are already high.
!Taking any other medicines – these tablets may affect
some other medicines you may be taking, and they should
not be taken at the same time as or within 3 hours of taking
other medicines.
Talk to your doctor or
pharmacist if you are taking any
other medicine especially
. Digoxin for heart failure.
. Tetracycline for infections.
. Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.
. Medicines to remove fluids from
the body (e.g. water tablets)
. Eltrombopag to increase blood platelet levels.
. Fluoride to prevent tooth decay.
. Zinc or vitamin D (dietary supplements).
. Oral iron for anaemia.
. Levothyroxine for underactive thyroid gland.
. Medicines with an enteric coating (prevents disintegration in the stomach).
!Pregnant or breastfeeding
Ask you doctor or pharmacist for
advice before using this medicine
if you are pregnant, might be
pregnant or are breastfeeding.
! Important ingredient
information . contains 0.47g of
sucrose per tablet. To be taken
into account in people with
diabetes. If you have an
intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking
this medicine. May rarely

cause severe hypersensitivity reactions
and bronchospasm.
How to use the medicine
Suck or chew the tablets.
Adults 12+ yrs: Take 1 or 2
tablets when required (max. 16 per
Children 6-12 yrs: Take 1 tablet
when required (max. 4 per day).
Do not give to children under
6 years.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms persist consult your
doctor. Prolonged use and high
doses may cause complications.
! If you accidentally take too
many see a doctor straight away.

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Calcium Carbonate 500mg
chewable tablets
This carton was revised in April 2012
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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