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Heartburn in Pregnancy, what can my friend take?

(6 Posts)
Celery Fri 11-Sep-09 20:14:25

Asking on behalf of a friend who is pregnant with twins and suffering heartburn. Can she take the usual heartburn medication - Rennies, gaviscon etc? Or not? Thanks.

notcitrus Fri 11-Sep-09 20:23:38

Gaviscon is fine - it explicitly says on the label it's ok in pregnancy.

I only resorted to it after I figured more than a tub of Haagen-Dazs might not be a great medicinal dose of soothing creaminess...

stubbyfingers Fri 11-Sep-09 20:24:43

yes, gaviscon. I used to get through gallons, but she can get it on prescription and hence, for free.

thisisyesterday Fri 11-Sep-09 20:25:37

yes, u can get gaviscon on precscription when pg

Celery Fri 11-Sep-09 20:33:05

Thanks everyone.

happyjules Fri 11-Sep-09 20:46:00

I would like to add rennie soft chews to the list. They are portable palatable and are really good. Great for people like me as gaviscon makes me wretch.

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