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Abdominal Distension, Gastrointestinal Necrosis (7707752-3)
on Aug 23, 2011 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 70 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: abdominal distension, gastrointestinal necrosis. Gaviscon dosage: 10 Ml, Prn.
Associated medications used:
  • Ciprofloxacin (250 Mg, Qd)
  • Omeprazole (2 Df, Unk)
  • Cetirizine Hcl (5 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Dental Discomfort, Osteonecrosis Of Jaw, Oral Pain (7707741-9)
Patient was taking Gaviscon /00237601/. Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: dental discomfort, osteonecrosis of jaw, oral pain on Aug 09, 2011 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 78 years of age, weighting 131.4 lb, . Gaviscon /00237601/ dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Paracetamol
  • Alendronate Sodium
  • Calcium With Vitamin D /00944201/
  • Omeprazole
  • Bendroflumethiazide


Feeling Abnormal, Eating Disorder, Malaise, Chest Discomfort, Hypertension, Dry Mouth, Dyspnoea, Pharyngeal Oedema, Tongue Disorder (7681005-4)
Adverse event was reported on Aug 08, 2011 by a Female taking Gaviscon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CANADA , 68 years of age, After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: feeling abnormal, eating disorder, malaise, chest discomfort, hypertension, dry mouth, dyspnoea, pharyngeal oedema, tongue disorder.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Pantoprazole
  • Nasonex (Unk)
  • Tecta (40 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Hypoglycaemia, Cough (7669877-0)
on Aug 04, 2011 Male from FRANCE , 94 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: abdominal pain upper, hypoglycaemia, cough. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Lantus
  • Plavix (1 Tabs)
  • Rabeprazole Sodium (1 Tabs)
  • Furosemide
  • Irbesartan (1 Df = 1 Tab Of Aprovel 75 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.


Nausea, Feeling Hot, Paraesthesia, Flushing (7660555-0)
on Oct 29, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 248.2 lb, was treated with Gaviscon. Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: nausea, feeling hot, paraesthesia, flushing. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.

Inflammation, Hypocapnia, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Infarction, Bordetella Test Positive, Insomnia (7509061-4)
Patient was taking Gaviscon. After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: inflammation, hypocapnia, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary infarction, bordetella test positive, insomnia on Aug 23, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 37 years of age, . Gaviscon dosage: Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Formoterol Fumarate (2 Df, Qd, Resp)
  • Celestone (2 Df, Qd)
  • Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (1 Df, Qd, Po)
Patient was hospitalized.

Toothache, Migraine, Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, Arthralgia, Vaginal Infection, Convulsion, Oropharyngeal Pain, Vulvovaginal Discomfort, Chlamydial Infection (7481221-0)
Adverse event was reported on May 02, 2011 by a Female taking Gaviscon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 22 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: toothache, migraine, cerebral venous thrombosis, arthralgia, vaginal infection, convulsion, oropharyngeal pain, vulvovaginal discomfort, chlamydial infection.
Associated medications used:
  • Ketorolac Tromethamine
  • Nuvaring (1 Df;q3w;vag)
  • Azithromycin
  • Fluconazole
  • Clobetasol Propionate
Patient was hospitalized.

Bronchiolitis (7475859-4)
on May 09, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 8.05 lb, was treated with Gaviscon. Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: bronchiolitis. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Synagis
  • Kapsovit
  • Ferrous Sulfate Tab
Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion, Chills, Oropharyngeal Pain, Depression, Protein Urine Present, Rash, Grief Reaction, Vulvovaginal Discomfort, Vulvovaginal Mycotic Infection (7368809-2)
on Mar 04, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 22 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, was treated with Gaviscon. After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: convulsion, chills, oropharyngeal pain, depression, protein urine present, rash, grief reaction, vulvovaginal discomfort, vulvovaginal mycotic infection. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Nuvaring (1 Df;q3w;vag)
  • Azithromycin
  • Clobetasol Propionate
  • Ketorolac
  • Fluconazole
Patient was hospitalized.

Transaminases Increased, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased (7355258-6)
Patient was taking Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: transaminases increased, gamma-glutamyltransferase increased on Mar 15, 2011 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • gastritis
and. Gaviscon dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Miorel (Unk)
  • Helicidine (Unk)
  • Stresam (Unk)
  • Rhinofluimucil (Unk)
  • Acetaminophen (Unk)
  • Seretide (Unk)
  • Omeprazole (Unk)
  • Levothyrox (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Eye Pain, Asthenopia (7344746-4)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 04, 2011 by a Female taking Gaviscon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , weighting 154.5 lb, Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: eye pain, asthenopia.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Simvastatin
  • Candesartan
  • Salbutamol (Free Inhaler 100mcg Per Inhalation 2 Doses Via Inhalation As Needed)
  • Amitriptyline Hydrochloride
  • Cinnarizine
  • Lansoprazole
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid
  • Tramadol (50 Mg One Or Two As Directed)


Abdominal Pain Upper, Joint Range Of Motion Decreased, Ill-defined Disorder, Diarrhoea, Arthralgia (7309303-4)
on Feb 16, 2011 Female from TURKEY , weighting 143.3 lb, was treated with Gaviscon. After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: abdominal pain upper, joint range of motion decreased, ill-defined disorder, diarrhoea, arthralgia. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Herceptin
  • Xeloda (Daily)
  • Herceptin
  • Lansor
  • Xeloda


Jaundice, Hepatocellular Injury, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Renal Failure (7242170-6)
on Jan 19, 2011 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 35 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: jaundice, hepatocellular injury, liver function test abnormal, renal failure. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Lansoprazole
  • Depakote
  • Fluoxetine
  • Dihydrocodeine Bitartrate Inj
Patient was hospitalized.

Back Pain, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Rectal Haemorrhage (7108308-6)
Patient was taking Gaviscon. Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: back pain, gastrointestinal haemorrhage, rectal haemorrhage on Nov 15, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 61 years of age, . Gaviscon dosage: N/A.

Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Liver Disorder (5850498-7)
Adverse event was reported on Aug 13, 2008 by a Female taking Gaviscon (Dosage: Unk/unk/oral) was diagnosed with
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 50 years of age, After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: hepatic enzyme increased, liver disorder.

Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations (5730525-8)
on May 06, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: atrial fibrillation, palpitations. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Pantoprazole Sodium
  • Flecainide Acetate


Dyspnoea, Hypersensitivity, Lip Swelling, Pharyngeal Oedema, Psoriasis, Urticaria (5727686-3)
on Apr 23, 2008 Male from , 73 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon. Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: dyspnoea, hypersensitivity, lip swelling, pharyngeal oedema, psoriasis, urticaria. Gaviscon dosage: Dose: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nardil /00037202/
  • Alka-seltzer /00057201/ (Dose: Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Anaphylactic Reaction (5573178-4)
Patient was taking Gaviscon. After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: anaphylactic reaction on Dec 14, 2007 from CANADA Additional patient health information: Female , 16 years of age, . Gaviscon dosage: Dose: Unk.

Anaphylactic Reaction (5563086-7)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 14, 2007 by a Female taking Gaviscon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CANADA , 16 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: anaphylactic reaction.

Anaphylactic Reaction (5562987-3)
on Dec 14, 2007 Female from CANADA , 16 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon. Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: anaphylactic reaction. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.

Angioedema (5526434-X)
on Nov 16, 2007 Female from , 45 years of age, weighting 266.8 lb, was treated with Gaviscon. After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: angioedema. Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Losartan Potassium (Dose: Unk)
  • Telfast /01314201/ (Dose: Unk)
  • Vesicare /01735901/ (Dose: Unk)


Angioedema (5519397-4)
Patient was taking Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: angioedema on Nov 15, 2007 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 45 years of age, weighting 121.3 lb, . Gaviscon dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Losartan Potassium
  • Telfast
  • Vesicare


Cardiospasm (5514506-5)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 02, 2007 by a Female taking Gaviscon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 62 years of age, weighting 158.7 lb, Patient felt the following Gaviscon side effects: cardiospasm.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Capecitabine
  • Bevacizumab


Convulsion, Migraine, Sensory Disturbance, Swollen Tongue, Tremor, Vision Blurred (5481389-1)
on Oct 10, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 36 years of age, was treated with Gaviscon Acid Breakthrough Formula. After Gaviscon was administered, patient encountered several Gaviscon side effects: convulsion, migraine, sensory disturbance, swollen tongue, tremor, vision blurred. Gaviscon Acid Breakthrough Formula dosage: 2tab Single Dose.

Aphthous Stomatitis, Asthenia, C-reactive Protein Increased, Pyrexia, Weight Decreased (5464438-6)
on Sep 12, 2007 Male from FRANCE , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • prostatic adenoma
  • peripheral arterial occlusive disease
and was treated with Gaviscon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Gaviscon side effects: aphthous stomatitis, asthenia, c-reactive protein increased, pyrexia, weight decreased. Gaviscon dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Omix
  • Plavix
Patient was hospitalized.

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Alternative GAVISCON Names:ALUMINUM

Active Ingredient: ALUMINUM

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 92. View Gaviscon Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 42

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