Peptac Liquid
  • Peptac Liquid
  • Peptac Liquid

Peptac Liquid

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Product features

  • For heartburn / indigestion
  • Peppermint or Aniseed Flavour
  • Adults - 10-20ml after meals / bedtime

Overview

 Buy Peptac Liquid Online

You can buy Peptac Antacid Liquid online from our UK registered online pharmacy. Please read the associated information about this medication to make sure it's safe for you. You can then place your order. After completing any associated assessment form, our pharmacists can then review your order and, if approved, dispatch to your chosen address. If for any reason your order is not approved, a full refund is issued.

About Peptac Liquid

Peptac Liquid is a treatment for heartburn and indigestion and can also be referred to as an antacid. It should be taken at meal times, and at bedtime if required, to help relieve the symptoms of indigestion and heartburn.

Peptac Liquid is commonly used to alleviate the symptoms of heartburn and indigestion, such as nausea, vomiting, wind, bloating, burning sensation in the chest. Peptac Liquid contains the following active ingredients which provide symptom control:

                             Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Alginate, and Calcium Carbonate.

These three ingredients work to reduce and remove the excess acid in your stomach. By working in this way the medicine proactively reduces and relieves symptoms associated with heartburn and indigestion.

Peptac is very easy to swallow medication and comes in two different flavours:

  • Peppermint flavour
  • Aniseed flavour

Practical Tips

  • If overweight, losing weight will help to reduce recurring symptoms of heartburn and indigestion.
  • If smoking, smoking cessation could also help reduce symptoms
  • Avoid trigger foods such as chocolate, alcohol, caffeine, rich, spicy or fatty foods.

Effectiveness

Peptac Liquid is a widely used and effective heartburn and indigestion medication however every patient can respond differently to medication. If you find Peptac Liquid is not effective for you, you may want to try Zantac 75 Tablets.

Alternatives

Other treatments for heartburn and indigestion are available at Simple Online Pharmacy. These include:

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FAQ

What is Peptac Liquid?

Peptac is an antacid treatment, used in relieving the symptoms of acid reflux/heartburn. It works by stopping stomach acid from leaving the stomach and entering the food pipe causing pain and discomfort.

What are the ingredients in Peptac Liquid?

Peptac contains three active ingredients, which are:

  • sodium alginate
  • sodium bicarbonate
  • calcium carbonate.

Who is Peptac liquid suitable for?

Peptac is suitable for adults and children aged 6 years and above, it, however, is not suitable for patients who are allergic to any of the ingredients in the medication. If you are taking any other medication it is advised that you speak to your own GP before taking this medication.

How long does Peptac last?

The effects of Peptac and other antacids, generally last for 3-4 hours.

Can I take Peptac Liquid when pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes. You can take Peptac when pregnant or breastfeeding to help relieve indigestion/heartburn that is often associated with pregnancy

Can I take Peptac with other medications?

Ideally, you should not be taking Peptac at the same time of day as other medication (within 2 hours of medication) as antacids can impair the absorption of some medications. You should speak to your doctor or pharmacist if unsure if you can take Peptac with the medication you are on.

How much Peptac should I be using?

Adults and children over the age of 12 can take 10-20 mls up to four times a day. For children aged 6 to 12 are required to take 5-10mls up to four times a day.

When should I take Peptac Liquid?

It is best to take Peptac liquid after each meal and at bedtime (this is when the acid in your stomach can present problems) to help relieve symptoms of heartburn and indigestion. The Peptac Liquid will also remain in the stomach for longer at these times and therefore will have longer to act.

 

 

Side Effects

Side effects of Peptac Liquid

There are no known side effects with the use of Peptac, however, if you do notice or suffer any side effects it is advised that you consult your own Doctor.

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Directions

Directions of use for Peptac Liquid

Peptac Liquid should be taken orally.

Before taking, ensure you shake the bottle well.

  • For adults and children over 12 years old:
    Take TWO to FOUR (5ml) spoonfuls after meals and before going to bed.  

    Leave a gap of 1-2 hours between each dose and with other medicines.

  • For children aged between 6 to 12 years old:
    Take ONE to TWO (5ml) spoonfuls after meals and before going to bed.  

    Leave a gap of 1-2 hours between each dose and with other medicines.

Warnings

Warnings for Peptac Liquid

Peptac Liquid warnings:

  • Do not give to children under 6 years old.
  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children
  • Do not store above 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not refrigerate
  • Do not take if you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine
  • Take special care if you are on a sodium-restricted diet as 10mls of Peptac Liquid contains approximately 6 mmoles of sodium.
  • If you take too much of this medication then seek advice from your doctor or a healthcare professional.

 

Ingredients

Ingredients in Peptac Liquid

Peppermint

Active ingredients:

  • Sodium alginate
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Calcium carbonate

Other ingredients:

  • Purified water
  • Peppermint Oil
  • Butyl parahydroxybenzoate
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Carbomer
  • Ethyl parahydroxybenzoate (E214)
  • Saccharin sodium
  • Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216)
  • Sodium hydroxide

Aniseed

Active ingredients:

  • Sodium alginate
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Calcium carbonate

Other ingredients:

  • Purified water
  • Butyl parahydroxybenzoate
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Carbomer
  • Ethyl parahydroxybenzoate (E214)
  • Saccharin sodium
  • Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216)
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Erythrosine Colour (E127)
  • Star anise oil

 

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