Gaviscon-liquid or tablets?

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diaba
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   Posted 2/21/2014 4:23 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm going to order some from the Canadian pharmacy (i'm in the US) since I read here that it's better quality. just wondering if liquid or tablets is more effective, or if it's the same. Shipping would probably be cheaper with the tablets, but I want the one that works the best.

thanks

dencha
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   Posted 2/21/2014 8:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi diaba,
I don't know about Gaviscon, but I think the liquid always seems to work better than tablets for me. Hopefully somebody will be by soon who has experience with that specific product.
Good luck,
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diaba
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   Posted 2/23/2014 8:23 PM (GMT -6)   
maybe someone can report if they used the liquid or tablets and if it was helpful for them? any side effects?

Chilifries
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   Posted 2/25/2014 3:46 AM (GMT -6)   
I think the liquid worked better for me also. My doctor thinks liquid works better as it coats your stomach/esophagus better.

I used both liquid forms of the UK, and US. And tablets --Canadian and UK.

I like the UK version better (for liquid and tablets), but UK will not ship them anymore due to FDA rules =(. Ran out of the liquid but i still have the tablets..got to make my supply last! You could try mixing of course. I take the 1 tablet of the UK version and drink the US version right before bed. No weird side effects yet..been doing it for 1.5 months.

I also take antiacids (2 tablets) + the american gaviscon liquid after meals (15 ml)..this helps a lot. Taking the gaviscon since antiacid will cause some rebounding of acid =P
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