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


Symptomatic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux.

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

1 sachet 3 times a day after the 3 main meals and possibly evening at bedtime.

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

Against indications

Hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients.

Side effects Alginate / Bicarb Sodium Sdz

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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