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DINNEFORDS GRIPE MIXTURE

Active substance(s): SODIUM BICARBONATE

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Baby Gripe Mixture
(Dinnefords Gripe Mixture, Dinnefords Baby Gripe Mixture, Dinnefords Infant Gripe
Mixture, Atkinsons & Barkers Infant Gripe Mixture, Snufflebabe Gripe Mixture)
(Sodium Bicarbonate)
Please read this leaflet carefully as it contains important information about this medicine.
If you have any further questions or queries. Please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Baby Gripe Mixture contains the active ingredient sodium bicarbonate 50.0mg/5ml. Also
contains: sorbitol sodium, propylene glycol, dill oil terpeneless, caraway oil terpeneless,
purified water and nipsept (methyl, ethyl and propyl hydroxybenzoates) (E218, E214,
E216)
Baby Gripe Mixture is a water white to pale straw coloured syrup with a spicy odour. It
is available in bottles containing either 100ml, 140ml or 150ml of product.
MA Holder: Ayrton Saunders Ltd, 9 Arkwright Road, Astmoor Industrial Estate,
Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1NU.
Manufacturer: Cupal Ltd., King Street, Blackburn, BB2 2DX, UK
Uses
To relieve griping pains and wind in babies
Before giving Baby Gripe Mixture
Please read the following
• Do not give to babies with heart or kidney problems, high blood pressure or water
retention problems
• Do not give to babies if they are sensitive to any of the ingredients listed above
• Do not exceed the stated dose.
• Seek medical advice if symptoms persist or worsen.
Instructions for Use
Liquid for oral use
Babies one to six months
One 5ml spoonful to be given every four hours if necessary
Babies six months to one year
Two 5ml spoonfuls to be given every four hours if necessary
This product is not recommended for babies under one month or over one year.
In the event of accidental or deliberate overdose, seek medical attention immediately.

Side effects
Excessive dosing of this product may cause high levels of sodium in the blood.
Should your baby experience this or any other side effect not mentioned here, discontinue
giving the product and speak to your doctor or pharmacist who will advise you on any
necessary action to take.
Storage
Do not use after the expiry date shown on the carton and label. The product should be
discarded one month after first opening.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store below 20°C
Leaflet revised: January 2011

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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