About Us

      The worldwide leader

      in heartburn and

      indigestion relief

      The worldwide leader in heartburn and indigestion relief

      About Gaviscon

      Helping people feel better

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      Welcome to the leading over-the-counter brand in Digestive Relief. Our well-established heartburn and indigestion solution provides fast relief and long-lasting protection.

      The Science

      How does

      Gaviscon work?

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      Our main ingredient, sodium alginate, is derived from natural seaweed sustainably harvested along the shores of Norway. It creates a protective barrier or raft over the irritating stomach content (which is mostly acid, but also pepsin and bile). The antacid component in the formula - calcium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate - also works to counteract acidity. Gaviscon lasts 2x longer than regular antacids - up to 4 hours.

      Guardium, our newest product, belongs to the family of “proton pump inhibitors”. It works by blocking the acid pumps in your stomach and while it takes longer to take effect, it provides 24-hour relief. Guardium can be used alongside Advance and Original for effective relief.

      Creates a raft

      A protective “raft” stops irritating stomach acid from rising upwards.

      Neutralises acidity

      Antacids counteract acidity for dual relief.

      Blocks acid pumps in your stomach

      Guardium stops acid pumps in your stomach from firing.

      Long-lasting relief

      Enjoy peace of mind with Gaviscon in your life.

      A sodium

      alginate solution

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      Sodium alginate is extracted from the cell walls of seaweed. It helps the stomach block rising acid, the root cause of the discomfort heartburn and indigestion sufferers know so well.