What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Gaviscon Extra Strength 160 Mg-105 Mg Chewable Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: AVOID CHRONIC HIGH DOSE

If you are NURSING

  • No Known Risk: POOR GI ABSORPTION
  • No Known Risk: EXCRETED IN ANIMAL STUDIES;POOR GI ABSORPTION

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: May cause diarrhea. Caution in renal impairment.
  • management or monitoring precaution: May cause constipation. Overuse may affect bone mineralization.

Giving Gaviscon Extra Strength 160 Mg-105 Mg Chewable Tablet to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Rare risk of osteomalacia with high dose therapy.
  • Severe Precaution: Not recommended under 6 years of age unless properly diagnosed.