Gestid is an antacid which contains aluminum hydroxide(300mg), magnesium hydroxide (25mg), and simethicone(10mg). It belongs to the omeprazole class of medications, which helps in the neutralisation of acids in the stomach and reduces a variety of digestive disorders.
Gestid comes in two forms which includes; a chewable tablet and a gestid suspension ( liquid)
Although the gestid suspension (liquid form) works faster, but you may like the tablet because they are easy to use. However, the two forms work equally well.
How Gestid Works
Gestid works by acting on the inner lining of the intestine, and allowing the small gas bubbles trapped in the stomach to join and come up as wind or what we normally refer to as ‘fart’.
Benefits of Gestid
Having a stomach upset can ruin your day.
Diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, nausea, indigestion, and bloating are all symptoms which accompanies a stomach ache, and brings about that very feeling of unrest and discomfort.
If you experience a stomach upset, there are drugs you can take to ease the pain and GESTID is just one of those drugs.
• This medication is used to treat symptoms of stomach upset, indigestion, pressure in the stomach and lots more related symptoms not listed.
•use gestid as prescribed by your doctor
•when product is bought over the counter, check the label or the product insert for the exact dosage instructions.
• if you are uncertain about any information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
• shake product well before use
• if your acid problem persists after one week on this product, seek immediate medical attention.
•if you notice any serious allergic reactions or symptoms, including severe dizziness, nausea, headache, rash etc, contact your doctor or pharmacist
Gestid Suspension in Pregnancy/Breast-feeding:
If you are/become pregnant , you will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using gestid during pregnancy.
•if you are breast-feeding, before you use Gestid, check with your doctor to discuss the possible risks to your baby.
• Price of Gestid Suspension
The price of Gestid in Nigeria may vary, depending on your location. Generally, the price ranges from #500__#3000 Naira.
• Possible Side Effects of Gestid
Gestid, just like every other product, has some possible side effects. Although, this side effects are not applicable to everyone using this product. They include: