What Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets is used for and how to use it
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Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets - Consumer Medicine Information

Manufacture: Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Country: Great Britain
Condition: Acid reflux (GERD), Heartburn (GERD)
Class: Gastrointestinal agents
Form: Tablets
Ingredients: calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, saccharin soluble, maize starch, sugar, calcium stearate, peppermint essential oil hanningtons white diamond

What Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets are and What They are Used For

Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets are antacids. They work by neutralising excess stomach acid.

Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets treat the pain and discomfort of acid indigestion, heartburn and trapped wind.

Before You Take Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets

Do not Take Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see Section 6 for ingredients),
  • If you have been told the level of phosphate in your blood is low (hypophosphataemia),
  • If you have heart or kidney problems.

Take Special Care with Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets

  • If you have been told by your doctor that you are intolerant to some sugars, speak to your doctor before taking Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets.
  • If you are following a controlled sodium diet, you should take into consideration that each tablet contains 18mg of sodium.

Taking Other Medicines

If you are taking tetracycline antibiotics or iron tablets, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets.

Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

How to Take Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets


  • Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years

Suck or chew one or two tablets, as required.

  • Children under 12 years

Not recommended.

If symptoms persist, you should consult your doctor.

If You Take More Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets Than You Should

It is unlikely that they will cause you any harm. However, you may experience constipation, diarrhoea or feel bloated. Consult your doctor if these symptoms do not go away.

If You Stop Taking Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets

If you stop taking Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets after you have been taking them for a long time, you may suffer a temporary worsening of symptoms. This is called rebound hyperacidity. Consult your doctor if this symptom does not go away.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your pharmacist.

Possible Side Effects

Like all medicines, Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Some patients may experience side effects such as constipation or diarrhoea.

Reporting of Side Effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to Store Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Do not use after the expiry date printed on the pack after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Do not store above 25°C.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

Further Information

What Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets Contain

The active ingredients are calcium carbonate 522 mg, light magnesium carbonate 68 mg and sodium bicarbonate 64 mg.

The other ingredients are saccharin sodium, maize starch, sucrose, calcium stearate and peppermint oil flavouring.

What Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets Look Like and Contents of the Pack

Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets are chewable tablets. They are round, white tablets with Bisodol imprinted on both sides.

Bisodol Indigestion Relief Tablets are available in packs of 20, 30 and 100 tablets.

Marketing Authorisation Holder

Forest Laboratories UK Limited,

Whiddon Valley,


North Devon,

EX32 8NS,

United Kingdom.


Brunel Healthcare Manufacturing Ltd,



DE11 0BB,