Medicinal Products


Generic drug from Gaviscon
Therapeutic class: Gastro-Entero-Hepatology
active ingredients: Sodium alginate (E401), [Sodium bicarbonate (E550i), 651]
laboratory: Sandoz

Oral suspension
Box of 24 Sachets of 10 ml
All forms


Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms such as acid regurgitation, heartburn, and difficult digestion (related to reflux), such as after meals or during pregnancy, or during esophagitis.

Dosage ALGINATE / BICAR SODIUM SDZ CONS 500 mg / 267 mg Oral suspension Box of 24 sachets of 10 ml


Adults and children over 12 years: 1 sachet 3 times daily after the 3 main meals and possibly at bedtime.

This dosage may be doubled in case of severe reflux or esophageal inflammation.

Elderly: no dose adjustment is required for this population.

Against indications

This medicine should never be used in case of known or suspected hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients.

Side effects Alginate / Bicar Sodium Sdz Cons

Related to calcium carbonate:

· Possible constipation, which is exceptional thanks to the presence of alginate,

· In prolonged use, possible hypercalcemia with risk of nephrolithiasis and renal failure.

Allergic manifestations such as urticaria, bronchospasm, anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions have been reported.

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

The reporting of suspected adverse reactions after authorization of the drug is important. It allows continuous monitoring of the benefit / risk ratio of the drug. Health professionals declare any suspected adverse reaction via the national reporting system: National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) and the network of Regional Pharmacovigilance Centers - Website:

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