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BISODOL EXTRA STRONG MINT TABLETS

Active substance(s): CALCIUM CARBONATE / MAGNESIUM CARBONATE LIGHT / SODIUM BICARBONATE

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BISODOL EXTRA STRONG MINT TABLETS
LABEL-LEAFLET TEXT (USED ON 30 TABLETS PACK)

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CARRIER:
Bisodol®
Extra Strong Mint
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN
Forest logo
Forest Laboratories UK Limited,
Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8NS, United Kingdom.
Barcode
PL 0108/0125
Malta MA 003/01402
Component code number
CARRIER SIDE:
BN:
EXP:
Pharmacode

LEAFLET FACE:
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BISODOL EXTRA STRONG MINT 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 AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN
Forest logo
Forest Laboratories UK Limited, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8NS,
United Kingdom.
PL 0108/0125
Malta MA 003/01402
Component code number
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Barcode
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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.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.
Some patients may experience side effects such as constipation or diarrhoea.
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Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via:
United Kingdom
Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
Malta
ADR Reporting Website:
www.medicinesauthority.gov.mt/adrportal.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this
medicine.
5. HOW TO STORE BISODOL EXTRA STRONG MINT 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 25ºC.
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 Extra Strong Mint 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 Extra Strong Mint Tablets look like and contents of the pack
Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets are chewable tablets.
They are round, white tablets with Bisodol ESM imprinted on both sides.
Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets are available in packs of 30 and 100 tablets.
Forest logo
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Forest Laboratories UK Limited, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8NS,
United Kingdom.
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Manufacturer
Brunel Healthcare Manufacturing Ltd, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 0BB, UK
This leaflet was last revised in: September 2015
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LEAFLET REVERSE:
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BISODOL® EXTRA STRONG MINT 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 Extra
Strong Mint 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 Extra Strong Mint Tablets are and what they are used for
2. Before you take Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets
3. How to take Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets
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4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets
6. Further information
1. WHAT BISODOL EXTRA STRONG MINT TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE
USED FOR
Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets are antacids. They work by neutralising excess stomach
acid.
Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets treat the pain and discomfort of acid indigestion, heartburn
and trapped wind.
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2. BEFORE YOU TAKE BISODOL EXTRA STRONG MINT TABLETS
Do not take Bisodol Extra Strong Mint 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 Extra Strong Mint Tablets
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 If you have been told by your doctor that you are intolerant to some sugars, speak to your
doctor before taking Bisodol Extra Strong Mint 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 Extra Strong Mint 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 EXTRA STRONG MINT 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 Extra Strong Mint 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 Extra Strong Mint Tablets
If you stop taking Bisodol Extra Strong Mint Tablets after you have been taking them for a
long time, you may suffer a temporary
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