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SAINSBURYS EFFERVESCENT HEALTH SALTS

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This medicine contains: magnesium sulphate, which is a laxative and also helps to balance the salts in your body, citric acid makes urine less acidic and also helps to balance the salts in your body and sodium bicarbonate which is an antacid and helps to reduce acidity in the stomach. For the relief of the symptoms of heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, feeling sick, and for the relief of constipation. Do not take this medicine if you: are allergic to magnesium sulphate, sodium bicarbonate, citric acid or any of the other ingredients have severe stomach problems. Please see your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you: are pregnant or breast feeding need a laxative dose every day, or you have persistent abdominal pain have a heart condition suffer from kidney or liver problems have diabetes have an intolerance to some sugars are elderly or feeling very weak. This medicine contains sucrose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes.

Each 3 g level teaspoonful contains 185 mg sodium. To be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet. How to take this medicine Check inner seal is not broken before first use. Add the powder, according to the dosage below, to a 200 ml (7 fluid ounce) glass of cold drinking water and drink before the fizzing stops.

taking the medicine immediately, and see your doctor or pharmacist: colic, diarrhoea and belching On prolonged use only: irritability feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) breathing difficulties slow heart beat light-headedness, confusion muscular twitches, weakness or cramps numbness or tingling. Adults: For heartburn, indigestion, Keep all medicines out of the reach upset stomach and feeling sick: and sight of children. 1 or 2 teaspoonfuls, as required. Store below 25C in a dry place and away As a laxative: 2 teaspoonfuls, before from strong odours. Do not use this breakfast or at bedtime, as required. medicine after the expiry date on the base of the tub. Use within 3 months of opening. Children over 3 years: Reduce the Contents may settle after packing. dosage appropriately depending on size and age. What is in this medicine? Contains the active ingredient: sodium Do not give to children under 3 years. bicarbonate 22.6% w/w, citric acid 19.5% Do not exceed the stated dose. w/w, magnesium sulphate 17.4% w/w. If your symptoms persist or worsen, you The other ingredient is: sucrose (sugar). must see a doctor or pharmacist. Who makes this medicine? If you take too much of this medicine by The Marketing Authorisation holder and mistake, contact your doctor or manufacturer is Wrafton Laboratories pharmacist straight away. Limited, Braunton, Devon, EX33 2DL, UK. Text Revised: March 2012. Possible side effects Most people do not have any side effects Produced for: while taking this medicine. However, if you Superdrug Stores plc, Admail 838, experience any of the following side effects, Croydon, U.K. CR9 4WZ. or anything else unusual happens, stop PL 12063/0039 2722757

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EFFERVESCENT POWDER

EFFERVESCENT HEALTH SALTS
Magnesium Sulphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Citric Acid For the effective relief of heartburn, indigestion and occasional constipation.

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